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It’s hugs, kisses and $1 million for Kamloops lottery winner

23/10/2017

David Pitts won the $1 million Guaranteed Prize on the October 7, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw, and his celebration started almost immediately.

“I was at the store checking my ticket,” recalled Pitts. “When the screen flashed $1 million, people in the store started to hug me and one woman even asked to kiss me!”

Since that very public celebration, the Kamloops man has taken his time to plan for the future.

“I’m going to put some money aside for retirement and travelling,” smiled Pitts. “I’m then taking my time to think about what I need and want."

The winning ticket was purchased at the Dallas Park Store in Kamloops.

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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.

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