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Jackpot! Vancouver Lotto 6/49 Ticket Scores $6 Million

March 17, 2022


A Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Vancouver for last night’s draw scored an incredible $6-million prize. The ticket was the only one purchased across Canada to match all six winning numbers: 1, 3, 8, 14, 15, and 16

It’s the second time in one week a ticket purchased in the Lower Mainland has landed the jackpot. John and Travis Bonner purchased the winning ticket from the March 9, 2022 Lotto 6/49 draw, netting them a cool $8 million.

In addition to the jackpot, a ticket purchased in Nanaimo for last night’s draw matched 4/4 numbers to win the top Extra prize of $500,000. 

The odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816. The odds of matching 4/4 on the Extra are 1 in 3,764,376.

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.

In 2021, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $99 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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