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Jackpot! Ticket Purchased In Richmond Splits Lotto 6/49 $5 Million Jackpot

July 02, 2023


B.C. is celebrating five big wins after the Lotto 6/49 Draw on Canada Day, including the $5 million Classic Jackpot, which was split after two tickets – one purchased in Richmond – matched all six winning numbers. 

The other ticket was purchased from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

The odds of winning the Classic Jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816. 

In addition to the Classic Jackpot, a ticket purchased in Vancouver won a $1 million prize in the Gold Ball Draw. 

Another three tickets purchased in B.C. – two in Victoria and one in Vancouver – each won a Guaranteed Prize of $10,000.

All winning numbers are available on Playnow.com: https://www.playnow.com/lottery/lotto-649-winning-numbers/?date=1/7/2023

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 2023, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $52 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). The Gold Ball Draw is a guaranteed prize draw where players will win either the Guaranteed Prize of $1 million, or the growing Gold Ball Jackpot that starts at $10 million. The Classic Jackpot offers a prize that is always $5 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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