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B.C. Winner Collects $30M Lotto 6/49 Jackpot Drawn on April 25th

31/05/2018

BCLC has paid the largest Lotto 6/49 jackpot ever won in B.C. history. The IGA located on Parkway Boulevard in Coquitlam sold the single winning ticket for the $30M Lotto 6/49 jackpot from the April 25, 2018 draw.

BCLC conducts an extensive prize claim process for all lottery jackpot winners. One of the conditions of claiming a prize is that a winner must consent to BCLC publishing his/her name, photo, place of residence and prize.

The winner of the April 25, 2018 Lotto 6/49 jackpot, however, requested anonymity based on circumstances that BCLC investigated and verified, which included consultation with independent third-party sources.

Based on this investigation, BCLC has made the rare decision to grant the winner’s request for anonymity. BCLC grants anonymity on a case-by-case basis, as every situation is unique. The circumstances must be extraordinary and substantiated with evidence that is verifiable and capable of independent confirmation.

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

Every time someone purchases a lottery ticket in B.C., it funds programs across the province. Learn more here.

Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 Jackpot is an estimated $5 million. Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PT). Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at PlayNow.com.

Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS or Android devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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