Alberta

The pair of Jeannot and Vanessa Desjardins (left), and Axel Griesshaber, all Penhold residents, both won million dollar prizes last January.
The pair of Jeannot and Vanessa Desjardins (left), and Axel Griesshaber, all Penhold residents, both won million dollar prizes last January. WCLC

Penhold millionaires highlight strong 2016 for Alberta lotto players

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 28, 2016 - 2:16pm

There were a pair of big lotto wins for central Albertans in 2016, both of which came at the start of the year and in the same town.
 
For the first time ever, a $1 million prize was claimed by a resident of Penhold.
 

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