Meet the 20-year-old who won the Eskimos’ 50/50 jackpot

Global News

Watch above: He’s just 20 years old, and now Connor Croken is nearly $350,000 richer! Carole Anne sits down with the Esks’ 50/50 draw winner.

EDMONTON – His name is Connor Croken, and as of Thursday night, the 20-year-old Edmontonian is $348,534 richer.

“It hasn’t sunk in yet,” Croken told Global News on Friday.

Edmonton Eskimos President Len Rhodes said Croken was waiting for him when he arrived at work at 8:30 a.m.  He was with his mother and brothers.

How did the young man, who works in the oil industry as a service technician, find out he had the lucky numbers?

He was still in bed and his friend Eric kept calling him.

“Finally I answered, and he’s like, ‘I’m 30 numbers of the winning 50/50…

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