Huge Canucks win 50/50
Western man & # 39; Kelowna won what is believed to be the largest jackpot & # 39; 50/50 world during the Tuesday evening match & # 39; & # 39 in Vancouver Canucks, Rogers Arena.
Gordon SCHIMPF started at $ 706 815 jackpot & # 39; $ 1.41363 million million.
SCHIMPF bought the ticket online.
Funds raised from the 50/50 draw will support the Canucks Autism Network of the Network, the Children's Hospital of & # 39; Canuck Place and BC Children's Hospital Foundation.
The jackpot grew to a record in Ascend Financial Solutions guaranteed minimum prize of & # 39; $ 500,000.
"Thanks to Ascend FS for their incredible support and the fans & # 39; Canucks all over BC who helped the record & # 39; 50.00 raffle of & # 39; on the night as possible", said Paolo Aquilini, chairman of the Canucks for Kids Fund.
"It was one of the nights most exciting that we can remember. The biggest winners are the children and families of the Canucks Autism Network, Canuck Place Children & # 39; s Hospice and BC Children & # 39; s Hospital Foundation. "
The previous record for the largest 50/50 in history & # 39; Canadian sport was slightly more than $ 1 million during the final game of & # 39; Sedin Twin f & # 39; & # 39 in Vancouver, April 5.