"I tried to stay calm, not do anything rash." said the Canadian man, an Ontario farmer, who came forward to claim his lottery wining ticket bought about a year ago. he didn't want to "do anything rash." He said he checked and verified the numbers "about 200 times" to make no question about it. Lottery officials say they've never had anyone wait so long to cash in, but they understand. "You know what I think," said an Ontario Lottery official, "he's just a guy that takes his time to make any large decisions. And I guess, ultimately, this is the largest decision he'll ever have to make."