All Aboard! Burnaby Resident to Take Cruise Vacation After $500,000 Lotto Max Win

July 14, 2022

Burnaby Winner

Yuk Fai To is looking forward to a cruise vacation after winning $500,000 from the Lotto Max draw on June 3, 2022.  The Burnaby resident shared a $1-million Maxmillions prize with another player in the prairies. 

“I found out I won when I was at the store and was very surprised,” said To, who purchased and checked his ticket at Shefield Express in Metropolis at Metrotown. 

“The first person I was most excited to tell I won was my wife. She was super excited for me!” 

In addition to taking his wife on a cruise, To also plans to help his family. 

On how it feels to win the lottery? 

“I’m very surprised and happy. It’s wonderful!” 

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $101 million from Lotto Max. Lotto Max is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays after 7:30 p.m. (PST). 

Players can purchase tickets at lottery retailers or at Winning numbers and group release forms can be found online 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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