Trang Dang was in shock after discovering she won a $10.9-million Lotto 6/49 jackpot from the draw on May 28, 2022 by checking her Lotto App.
“I was at home when I found out I won. I checked the draw results and questioned if these were the right numbers,” she said. “I couldn’t sleep that night!”
The Burnaby resident purchased her ticket from the Safeway on McBride Boulevard in New Westminster while waiting for her friend who was running late for their dinner plans. While shopping for groceries, she made a last-minute decision to purchase a lottery ticket.
She first shared the news with her mom.
“My mom was very excited. She plays the lottery even more than me!”
B.C.’s newest multimillionaire plans to search for a more comfortable home and hopes to travel to Italy, France and Spain.
On how it feels to win the jackpot?
“It’s life changing and has made things so much easier.”
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). 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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