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Jackpot! Saanich North Region Lotto Max Ticket Scores a Whopping $55-Million Jackpot

March 01, 2023


A Lotto Max ticket purchased in the Saanich North region for last night’s draw matched all seven winning numbers to win the $55-million jackpot. This marks the first Lotto Max jackpot win of the year from a ticket purchased in B.C. 

The ticket was the only one purchased across Canada to match all seven winning numbers: 1, 3, 8, 24, 35, 42, and 43.

The odds of winning a Lotto Max jackpot are 1 in 33,294,800 per $5 play. 

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 2022, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $173 million in winnings from Lotto Max.

The largest lottery prize ever won in B.C. was a $70 million Lotto Max jackpot, won in September 2021. 

Lotto Max is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays after 7:30 p.m. (PT). Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at PlayNow.com. Winning numbers and group release forms can be found online at www.bclc.com. Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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