“My Wife Asked Me if it Was a Scam”: Port Coquitlam Resident Wins $500,000 Extra Prize from Daily Grand

August 22, 2022

Chad Matty Daily Grand

Chad Matty was relaxing at home when he was shocked to learn he won the $500,000 Extra prize from the August 4, 2022, Daily Grand Draw.  

“I was at home when I found out I won,” Matty recalled. “My wife asked me if it was a scam and once she knew it wasn’t we were both very excited.”

The Port Coquitlam resident purchased his ticket on BCLC’s – B.C.’s only legal gambling site and the only site whose revenue goes back to support healthcare, education and community programs.

“When I first found out I won, I didn’t believe it. It’s hard to believe it’s real until you have the money in hand.” 

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $4.7 million in winnings from Daily Grand. Daily Grand is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Mondays and Thursdays after 7:30 p.m. (PST), with a top prize of $1,000 a day for life. Players can purchase tickets at lottery retailers or at Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere using the BCLC Lotto! App.

BCLC offers socially responsible gambling entertainment while generating income to benefit all British Columbians. Remember, play for fun, not to make money. For more information, visit