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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.
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Congratulations Martha and Susan!
Susan H. and Martha M. have been best friends for over 50 years. The two decided to “go in on” a BC/49 ticket together last week, and soon discovered they were $2 million richer after matching all six numbers on their BC/49 ticket from the August 17, 2019 draw.
Set For Life
Originally from Ontario and relocating to Nanoose Bay in BC, Patrick S. is the latest Scratch & Win Set for Life winner. While Patrick doesn't have any current plans to use his new found winnings, we anticipate he'll continue to garden and build sail boats for fun.
Congratulations Caroline and Christian!
Christian plays the lottery frequently in his home town of São Paulo, Brazil, but never expected to win while visiting his sister Caroline in Vancouver. After matching all four Extra numbers in the August 2, 2019 Lotto Max draw, Caroline and Christian are a cool $500,000 richer.
Set For Life
When Vancouver’s David scanned the barcode on his Set for Life ticket using the BCLC Lotto App, he had to do a double take after seeing the winning message pop-up that he’d won $675,000.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Lotto 6/49 PlayNow
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.
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.
*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.