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$21.9 million Lotto 6/49 ticket sold in B.C.

21/02/2016

Lottery players in B.C. should be checking their numbers today! Winning tickets for the $21.9 Million Lotto 6/49 jackpot and the Guaranteed $1 Million prize were both purchased in B.C. for the February 20th, 2016 Lotto 6/49 draw.

A single ticket purchased in Kelowna matched all six numbers to win the jackpot of $21.9 million. And that isn’t all – a Guaranteed $1 Million prize was purchased in Mission, B.C.

Winners have one year from the draw date printed on the ticket to claim their prize and will join a growing list of British Columbians who have struck it rich with Lotto 6/49. The specific retail locations where a winning lottery ticket was purchased and the winners’ names will be announced after the winners come forward to claim their prizes.

LOTTO 6/49 FACTS:

  • Lotto 6/49 launched on June 12, 1982.
  • 69.5 per cent of Lotto 6/49 tickets are sold via Quick Pick.
  • Odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 jackpot: 1:13,983,816.
  • Guaranteed $1 Million Prize Draw winners in B.C. since September 2013: 44

Lotto 6/49 can be played at all Lotto retailers or online at PlayNow.com, with tickets available until 7:30pm (PT) on draw days. Since September 2013 Lotto 6/49 creates two new millionaires across Canada every week. Someone will win the guaranteed $1 Million Prize with every Wednesday and Saturday draw.

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