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North Vancouver resident is off to Europe thanks to the Extra


Alison Longmore is $500,000 richer after matching 4/4 numbers for the Extra on the October 14, 2015 Lotto 6/49 draw.

Longmore has been playing Lotto 6/49 with the same numbers for 20 years and thankfully, she always says ‘yes’ to the Extra.

It was business as usual when Longmore decided to check her tickets at a local gas station but everything changed when she started seeing zeros!

“When I checked my last ticket, I was instantly in shock and I started shaking in disbelief,” recalled Longmore. “I couldn’t believe I won $500,000.”

It wasn’t until Longmore returned home that she started screaming with excitement as she shared the news with her family.

The North Vancouver resident says she will pay off debt with her winnings and notes her first big purchase will be a trip to Europe.

“This win is life-changing for me”, exclaimed Longmore.

The winning ticket was purchased at Save-On-Foods in North Vancouver. Every time a lottery ticket is purchased in B.C., it funds programs across the province. Learn more here.

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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