Prince George Resident Kicks Off the Holiday Season with $1-Million Lotto 6/49 Prize

December 23, 2022


Jacqueline Krause will soon be sprucing up her home with some wish-list renovations after winning the $1-million Guaranteed Prize from the December 14, 2022 Lotto 6/49 draw. 

The Prince George resident — who checked her ticket on BCLC’s Lotto! App — was at work when she discovered her win, netting her the ultimate unexpected early present for the holidays.

“I was filled with disbelief,” she recalled of the moment she realized how much she won. “I’ve always wanted to renovate and update our house!”

Krause couldn’t wait to share the news with her husband, who was overjoyed.

“He was also in disbelief!”

Aside from sleighing some home renovations, Krause looks forward to a trip to Europe with her friends in the near future. 

On how it feels to win the lottery?

“I’m so grateful. It’s really exciting,” she exclaimed. 

Krause purchased the winning ticket from Walmart on Southridge Avenue.

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $111 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 Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices.

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