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$500,000 win lets travel agents dream “Extra” big


They sell dream vacations all day but thanks to a $500,000 Extra win on the September 9, 2017 Lotto Max draw, a group of eight travel agents can begin to explore some dreams of their own!

Suzan Stamenkovic and her colleagues have been playing Lotto Max together for the last two years and always say ‘yes’ to the Extra. What was once just dreams are now closer to reality for everyone.

“For some of us it means helping family and enjoying life, and for the younger people in the group, this win will mean getting a head start on life,” smiled Stamenkovic. “For me, I will save up for my wedding next year.”

The group plans to continue playing the lottery together as this winning experience has brought them even closer together.

The winning ticket was purchased at Broadway Mini Mart in Vancouver. 

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Lotto Max can be played at all lottery retail locations and online at, with tickets available until 7:30 p.m. (PDT) on draw day (Friday). Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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