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Burnaby man ‘Extra’ step closer to homeownership after winning $500,000


Filamor Almadin is closer to his dream of home ownership after he won $500,000 playing the Extra on the October 19, 2016 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“This will allow me to finally own my own home,” smiled Almadin. “This is one of the biggest and most memorable moments of my life!”

Before he goes house hunting, Almadin is going to first celebrate with his family.

“My family has voted to celebrate over a fancy dinner,” exclaimed Almadin. “They think it’s unbelievable someone they know won a big prize!”

The winning ticket was purchased at the Lottery Ticket Centre in Metrotown in Burnaby.

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Say ‘Yes’ to the Extra for the chance to win up to $500,000. Extra is available with Lotto 6/49, Lotto Max, and BC/49 at any BCLC lottery retailer or at

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