Winner of $12.8M lotto says he wants to build new home with 'gigantic' TV

Ian Hirsch won $12.8 million in the June 18 Lotto 6-49 draw.
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VANCOUVER - After winning $12.8 million, Ian Hirsch says he plans to use some of the money to build a house around a gigantic new TV.

Hirsch says he and his wife checked the ticket three times to make sure he had actually won Saturday's Lotto 6-49 draw.

Now the newly minted millionaire from Coquitlam, B.C., is compiling a wish list of what he'd like to do with the winnings.

The list includes trips to Europe and Hawaii, buying a new car, helping out his kids and building a house with a state of the art man cave.

Hirsch says he'll never forget calling his children on video chat to tell them he had won the lottery and watching them "go crazy."


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