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"Every ten minutes I'd look at Wayne and say 'Really? You're not kidding, right?'"

"When they handed my wife the cheque... I knew our lives had changed."


"I really am someone who never expected to win and I’ve won and it's like wow."

"I'm proof that it can happen to you."

Check out this year's lottery winners from B.C.

*Map location is for illustrative purposes only. Pins represent winning prize amounts $10,000+ from January 1, 2018 to current.
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Lotto Max

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Lotto 6/49

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BC/49

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Daily Grand

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Scratch and Win

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Keno

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Pacific Hold'em Poker

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BC 50/50

BC49 winner - Anita

$2,000,000

BC49

Congratulations Anita!

There’s an old saying that patience is a virtue. For Anita, waiting for her pizza order led to a $2 million jackpot win for BC/49’s June 26, 2019 draw. “It was a 20 minute wait for the pizza to be ready,” says Snyder. “The woman said there was a new $30 Weekly Pack for all the draws, so I thought I’d try it.”

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Lotto 6/49 winner - Paul

$1,000,000

Lotto 6/49

Congratulations Paul!

On his way through Vernon last week, Paul stopped at a gas station and had a "gut feeling" that he should buy a Lotto 6/49 ticket. That feeling led him to a life-changing amount of money, after matching all ten numbers in the draw held on June 29, 2019 to win the guaranteed $1 million prize.

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Lotto Max winner - Fraser A.

$500,000

Lotto Max

Congratulations Fraser!

Aldergrove’s Fraser admits he had trouble keeping steady after discovering he was holding a Lotto Max ticket worth $500,000. The 55-year-old matched all four Extra numbers in the Lotto Max draw held on Friday, June 21, 2019 to win the half-million dollar prize.

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Lotto 649 Winner - Virginia & Donald

$1,000,000

Lotto 6/49

Congratulations Virginia & Donald!

A mixture of disbelief and relief were the feelings that came to mind when Victoria’s Virginia and Donald found out they matched all ten numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw held on May 29, 2019, to win the guaranteed $1 million prize.

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Lotto 6/49 Winner - Vito H.

$7,000,000

Lotto 6/49

Congratulations Vito!

Even though he’s $7 million dollars richer, Vito has no plans to leave his job as a janitor, though he does intend on scaling back his hours. The Surrey resident matched all six numbers on his Lotto 6/49 ticket to win the $7 million jackpot from the April 27, 2019 draw, only a few days after celebrating his 58th birthday.

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Lotto 649 Winner - Vivienne

$10,150,393

Lotto 6/49 PlayNow

Congratulations Vivienne!

Family’s first in life – and jackpot lottery wins! – for Vivienne Mills, who won a whopping $10 million after matching all six numbers on her Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased on PlayNow.com for the April 3, 2019 draw. The longtime Tumbler Ridge resident says she can’t wait to share the life-changing money with her two children and four grandchildren.

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Daily Grand Winner - Victor

$500,000

Daily Grand

Congratulations Victor!

A housing upgrade and some family fun in the sun are top priorities for Surrey resident Victor, thanks to his Daily Grand win of $25,000 a year for life. After scanning his ticket at the Panorama Shell station where he purchased his ticket along with some gas, Raghwan was surprised to read the self-checker message.

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Lotto Max Winner - Glen

$2,500,000

Lotto 6/49 PlayNow

Congratulations Glen!

Victoria’s latest winner Glen is busy planning more family getaways and an earlier retirement after purchasing a Lotto 6/49 ticket on PlayNow.com and matching 6/6 numbers on the April 6 draw to win $2.5 million.

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Set For Life winners - Kenneth M.

$675,000

Set For Life

Congratulations Kenneth!

It was a lazy afternoon at home for Duncan’s Ken Motherwell when he scratched his way to a $675,000 top prize on a Set for Life Scratch & Win ticket. “I bought ten tickets, and my wife bought two,” said Motherwell. “I was scratching my second ticket and I told her she needs to grab her glasses and come look at my ticket. We both started screaming!”

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Lotto Max winners Rowena and George

$25,951,985.90

Lotto Max

Congratulations Rowena and George!

It was a normal trip to the corner store for some cranberry juice and a chocolate bar, but for Merritt’s George Munro and his wife Rowena Inyallie, it turned into a life-changing pit stop. While at the Courtesy Corner Market in Merritt, George purchased a Lotto Max ticket and matched all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Draw held Friday, February 22, 2019 to win the $25.9 million jackpot.

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Lotto Max winner Harald

$500,000

Daily Grand

Congratulations Harald!

Penticton’s Harald Naegel said he feels naturally lucky. Now with a lottery win under his belt, perhaps he feels even luckier. Naegel matched the five main numbers in the Daily Grand Draw held February 14, 2019 to win the $500,000 prize.

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Set for life winner - Moises I.

$675,000

Set For Life

Congratulations Moises!

Moises Ibarra’s morning ritual of enjoying a cup of coffee and playing a Scratch & Win ticket recently became a life-changing one, after he won a $675,000 top prize playing Set for Life.

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Set For Life Winners - Jace and Roshina

$1,000,000

Lotto Max

Congratulations Jace and Roshina!

Jace and Roshina De Ath are looking forward to more free time after matching all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw held back on October 26, 2018 to win $1 million.

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Daily Grand winner - Gladys O.

$500,000

Daily Grand

Congratulations Gladys!

A family trip and a new home are planned for B.C.’s latest lottery winner. Coquitlam’s Gladys Ortiz matched five out of five numbers on the Daily Grand Draw held February 11, 2019 to win $25,000 a year for life. Ortiz had the option to choose the annual payment, or a lump-sum cheque worth $500,000. She chose the latter to start turning dreams into reality right away. draw.

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Scratch & Win: Set for Life winners - Erich

Annuity Prize

Set for Life

Congratulations Erich!

It’s an extra special Valentine’s Day for Erich Schmidt and his wife after purchasing a winning Set for Life Scratch & Win lottery ticket at Willowbrook Mall. They will now receive $1,000 a week for the next 25 years.

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Lotto 649 winners - Madeline and Harold

$5,000,000

Lotto 6/49

Congratulations Madeline and Harold!

A Port Alberni husband and wife are B.C.’s newest multi-millionaires. Harold Thomas and his wife Madelaine matched all six numbers in the February 9, 2019 Lotto 6/49 Draw to win the $5-million jackpot.

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*Winning ticket prize count between Jan 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018.
*Stats include winners between Jan 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018.
** $10,000 + Set For Life winners in BC between Jan 1, 2018 - Aug 1, 2018.
† $1,000,000+ Lotto 6/49 winners in BC between Aug 1, 2017 - Aug 1, 2018.
‡ $10,000+ Lotto Max winners in BC between Aug 1, 2017 - Aug 1, 2018.