Michelle De Roma, from Surrey, British Columbia, bought last week’s winning ticket during a boxing day shopping trip at the Tsawwassen Mills outlet mall. Her winnings amounted to a massive, $39,517,071. De Roma said that the first person that she told of her stroke of luck, was the number one love of her life, her husband. She explained how it was his birthday which made the ticket the perfect gift for him. Michelle didn’t come forward straight away to announce her winnings said that her 3 children didn’t even know about it until it was announced. "I just want a nice house for my kids," she said. "And I want to travel. Everybody wants to travel." “I really want to go to Rome — St. Peter's Basilica — with my mother-in-law. She wanted to go there," The chances of winning a Lotto max jackpot are 1/28,633,528 per play according to the B.C Lottery Corp. Michelle considers the win as an “amazing blessing” and always hoped for a miracle whenever she played the lottery. Thanks to this miracle, Michelle De Roma plans on investing in real estate and visiting iconic destinations, all while continuing to play the lottery.