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Northern Star: Prince Rupert Ticket Splits $11-Million Jackpot

October 07, 2021

Prince Rupert Lotto 6/49 Ticket Scores $5.8 Million

A lottery player in Northern B.C. is waking up to a super-shiny win, after a ticket purchased in Prince Rupert won a whopping $5.8-million prize in last night’s Lotto 6/49 draw.

The ticket matched all six numbers, along with a ticket purchased in Ontario, to split the $11-million jackpot for exactly $5,790,419.90 each. 

The winning jackpot numbers were: 7, 18, 19, 38, 42, and 46. The odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816. 

A ticket purchased on PlayNow.com also scored the $1 million Guaranteed Prize Draw, for an extra starry night for lottery in B.C. 

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize. The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winners’ name(s) will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim their prize.

So far in 2021, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $67.5 million in winnings from Lotto 6/49.

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PST). Anyone can win, and #YouCouldBeNext! Watch some amazing lottery winner stories online. Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at PlayNow.com. Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices.

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