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$1 million winner from Langley to help animals with prize

20/01/2016

It was a surreal moment for Loriann Sandy when she discovered she won a $1 million MAXMILLIONS prize on the December 18, 2015 Lotto Max draw.

“I still don’t feel this is real. I am still asking myself if this is real,” admitted Sandy.

Sandy was alone when she checked her ticket but was able to drive herself home safely before telling her mother about the win.

“She is very excited about my win. My mom has already shared the news with the rest of our family,” smiled Sandy.

Sandy is passionate about animals and plans to buy a big SUV with her winnings so she can accommodate her cat and two Rottweilers. She also plans to pay it forward and donate money to Rottweiler Rescue in Vancouver and the BC SPCA.

“I think this is good karma because I love to help animals and I donate to the BC SPCA monthly,” said Sandy.

The winning ticket was purchased at Ed’s Market in Langley.

Did you know that gaming revenue is used to build local infrastructure? The City of Langley helped fund the construction of the new Fraser Highway Bridge with $1.85 million with its share of provincial gaming revenue generated at Cascades Casino. The new steel arch bridge widened the roadway to four lanes with bicycle and pedestrian pathways. When you play with BCLC you Play it Forward.

Lotto Max can be played at all lottery retail locations and online at PlayNow.com, with tickets available until 7:30 p.m. (PT) on draw day (Friday).

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