04/10/2013 01:01 pm ET Updated Apr 11, 2013

Maria Carreiro, Toronto Resident Who Believed She Won $40,000, Actually Wins $40 Million In Lottery (VIDEO)

You'd have to be pretty lucky to win $40,000 in the lottery.

Now imagine if you thought you'd won $40,000, but had actually won $40 million.

On Monday, Toronto resident Maria Carreiro sang and danced for reporters as a $40 million check from Ontario Lottery become hers. National Post called it one of the more memorable lottery celebrations in recent times.

"Thank you Lord, thank you Lord!" Carreiro, 51, sang in the video above.

The grandmother and Portuguese immigrant learned of her win on Saturday, according to CNN International.

"I went home and I told my daughter, 'Oh, I won $40,000! I won $40,000!'" Carreiro told CBC.

Carreiro's daughter searched online for the jackpot and discovered it actually totalled $40 million, Yahoo News reported.

"I run down the street like a crazy woman and check the lottery ticket and it says $40 million," Carreiro told reporters. "I go, 'Oh my God.'"

Carreiro plans to share her winnings with her three children and five grandchildren. Two of her daughters, who are single mothers, can expect new homes and cars. Additionally, Carreiro wants to take her husband on a trip back to her native Portugal.

"It still hasn't sank in," one daughter, Manuela Carreiro, said in the video. "My father works so hard and we've been struggling so much."


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