Everyone seems to have an opinion about who should play the lottery. Should poor people play, and squander money that they cannot afford to lose? Should wealthy people play, and perhaps win money that they don’t need? It’s a hot topic.
Last year, Christina Hawrylowicz played the lottery. She is a single mother who was getting disability support when she bought her winning ticket in the Canadian lottery. She won $6.5 million.
There were some strong words from her fellow Canadians who wrote in to the Toronto Star newspaper.