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Jason Loiselle holding big cheque

Dawson Creek ‘Extra’ Winner Hits the Slopes


An ‘Extra’-special celebration ski is in the works for Dawson Creek’s Jason Loiselle, who won $500,000 from the Extra off the Lotto Max draw on October 13, 2017.

“When I realized I won, I had this incredible adrenaline rush through my head,” said Loiselle. “I didn’t trust my own eyes and had to give the ticket to the retailer to double check it for me.”

Now that the shock has worn off, winter-sports enthusiast Loiselle is excited to celebrate his win with a day on the slopes at Sun Peaks Ski Resort.

“I love skiing and a day on the slopes will be a treat – but it’s the simple things in life that matter, like my family,” said Loiselle. “I look forward to spending more time with my family and taking care of the people that I love.”

Loiselle purchased the winning ticket at Bills News and Confectionary in Dawson Creek.

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