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Mackenzie winner to enjoy a few ‘Extra’ things with $500,000 win


Roscoe Hammond and his wife sing and dance every time he buys a lottery ticket. Now they have even more reason to bust a move after Hammond won $500,000 playing the Extra on the March 11, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“I usually do a happy dance and she sings for me,” laughed Hammond. “We haven’t stopped since I won. It’s been non-stop hugging and tears of joy!”

As the win starts to sink in, Hammond says being a lottery winner feels even better than he expected.

“It’s amazing to know you can do a few extra things you couldn’t before,” smiled Hammond. “I can invest in my retirement and travel all around our beautiful province!

The winning ticket was purchased at the Mackenzie Mall lottery ticket centre in Mackenzie. 

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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 devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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