“I Have Always Dreamt of Buying my Own Home”: Burnaby Resident Wins $1 Million from Lotto 6/49

September 06, 2022

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Lender Sampang’s wife and daughter didn’t believe him when he first told them he won the $1-million Guaranteed Prize from the August 27, 2022, Lotto 6/49 draw. 

“I was at home on the day I found out I won,” recalled Sampang. “I checked my ticket on my Lotto! app at home and was in shock. My wife and daughter also scanned the ticket on their Lotto! apps because they didn’t believe that I had won.”  

The Burnaby resident hopes to travel and plans on purchasing a home. 

On how it feels to win the lottery? 

“Happy! This means that I will no longer have to stress about housing. I have always dreamt of buying my own home.” 

Sampang purchased the winning ticket at Cascades Husky on Canada Way in Burnaby. 

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $92 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 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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