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A Canadian man which just won $40 million inside the Lotto Max jackpot has large plans with regard to his newfound wealth: giving every one of the funds away to charity.

Crist informed Canadian information station CTV he planned to provide away every one regarding the award funds to different charities as well as organizations he chooses, such as cancer research.

"I just retired at the end of September consequently I had been fortunate sufficient during my career for you to set myself up and also my kids anyway, as well as there was clearly without doubt within my thoughts exactly where that money ended up being likely to go, it had been likely to visit charity," Crist advised the Toronto Statr because he claimed his funds this week.

But Crist does tell the particular Calgary Herald that he features 4 kids which will help him choose where the money goes, and:

Crist lately retired as president involving an electronics business and it has 4 children, according to the Calgary Herald.

It had been the actual largest jackpot throughout Calgary's lottery history. Crist plays the game through subscription, which enables him to always be able to opt-in for the lotto to have got an entire year, in accordance with CTV.

"I wasn't even sure that game I'd won on, or perhaps what are generally the figures were," he explained Monday. "I've paid out for the subscription when I obtain the renewal notice every year, then I just file it.

Crist failed to return calls from ABC news today.

Tom Crist, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, plans to donate the particular entirety regarding his lottery winnings to end up being able to charity. (Western Canada Lottery Corporation)