08/12/2011 04:00 EDT | Updated 10/11/2011 05:12 EDT

Ottawa Laid Off Workers Share $7 Million Lottery Winnings

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OTTAWA - The luck has turned for some 18 soon to be laid off workers in Ottawa.

They will be in Toronto today to pick up their $7 million in 6-49 lottery winnings.

The workers were among 200 employees at Smart Technologies who were to be laid off as the company shifts its operation to Mexico.