Winners

Quesnel Dad Turns the Key on a Rocking New Ride with $1-Million Win

February 02, 2022

Quesnel Winner

Michael Redmile is ready to turn the ignition on an unforgettable ride after cruising into $1 million from the December 11, 2021 Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize draw.

“I’ll buy a side by side for me and my girls,” the Quesnel resident said after claiming his prize.

In addition to picking up the keys to a brand-new utility task vehicle, Redmile said he’s looking forward to giving back to his community.

“I’ve always wanted to help others, so some will go to tidings,” he said.

Redmile purchased his ticket at Frank’s Grocery Store and also found out he won there.

“I was in disbelief when I saw the number come up on the screen,” he recalled. “I checked it several times to make sure it was true.” 

Once he realized he’d won, he called his dad to share his life-changing news.

“He was just in awe – like I was, and excited for me,” he recalled. 

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). 

Anyone can win, and #YouCouldBeNext! Watch some amazing lottery winner stories online. 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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