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Nanaimo Man to Take Panama Canal Cruise with $1,000,000 Lotto 6/49 Win!

Winner James


Congratulations James!

James H. was about to go golfing when he learned he won the $1-million Guaranteed Prize from the July 23, 2022 , Lotto 6/49 draw.

“The day I bought the ticket I was in my house on the sundeck,” said James. “I checked the Lotto! app at home the Sunday morning after the draw and saw the $1,000,000 prize pop up, which was unbelievable.”

The Nanaimo resident purchased his winning Lotto 6/49 ticket on BCLC’s – B.C.’s only legal, regulated gambling website.

“I was up early. When I told my wife I won, she didn’t believe me at first.”

James plans to travel with his wife to their list of dream destinations.

“It has always been on our bucket list to go on a cruise through the Panama Canal. I’ve been looking into a luxury cruise!”

On how it feels to win the lottery?

“It’s life changing! It means my wife and I can enjoy our retirement and go on trips we’ve always wanted to take.”

Congratulations James, wishing you and your family all the best! Anyone Can Win,   #YouCouldBeNext

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $83 million in winnings from Lotto 6/49.

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PST). Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million.

Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at . Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! app here .

BCLC offers socially responsible gambling entertainment while generating income to benefit British Columbians. Remember, play for fun, not to make money. For more information, visit