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The Talk of the Town: Telka’s $20-Million Lotto Max Winners

A break from tradition and a play of the usual numbers was all it took for Telkwa’s Ken and Susan Salter to win the $20-million jackpot from the October 29, 2019 Lotto Max draw.

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BCLC Completes GameSense Advisor Expansion to Every B.C. Casino and Community Gaming Centre

BCLC has completed its expansion of the GameSense Advisor (GSA) program to every casino and community gaming centre in B.C.

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Ordinary Walk in the Park Turns Extraordinary for $10-Million Lotto Max Winner in Vancouver

An ordinary walk in the park with his dogs turned into anything but for Vancouver’s James Russell, who matched all seven numbers in the November 1, 2019 Lotto Max draw to win the $10-million jackpot.

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Next Stop: $500,000! Surrey Train Conductor Keeps Riding the Tracks after Winning Daily Grand Prize

A train conductor from Surrey is riding the tracks with an additional half a million dollars to his name after matching all five numbers in the October 21, 2019 Daily Grand draw to win the secondary prize of $25,000 a year for life.

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Lottery-Winning Dream Turns into Reality for Powell River Resident

Ken Jorgensen had a dream that he would win the lottery when he turned 60. This year, that dream turned into reality when the Powell River resident won one of the top prizes for Set for Life, choosing a $675,000 lump-sum payment, just six days after his 60th birthday.

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Cache Creek Couple in “Super Shock” After $500,000 Lotto 6/49 Extra Win

“Super shock, complete disbelief and just really happy,” described Sandra Morgan after she and her husband, William Morgan, realized they won $500,000 after matching all four Extra numbers in the October 2nd, 2019 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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Extra Sweet Ride in Store for $500,000 Lotto 6/49 Langley Winner

Mark Denton’s dream of purchasing a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Special Edition is about to become a reality after the Langley resident matched all four Extra numbers in the October 9, 2019 Lotto 6/49 draw to win $500,000.

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Sibling Sequel: Vancouver Island Brothers Capture Keno Prize

Daniel and Kenneth Boylan won B.C.’s largest Scratch & Win jackpot in 2017, and have now won $36,000 playing Keno.

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Vice-President of Human Resources Has Left BCLC

Jamie Callahan, Vice-President of Human Resources, has left BCLC. This was a mutual decision and is effective today. 

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Co-workers Turned Co-winners with $500,000 Lotto 6/49 Extra Win

A group of seven co-workers at a local pharmacy in Vernon just became co-winners of $500,000, after matching all four Extra numbers in the September 25, 2019 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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Sunday Payday: North Vancouver Woman Wins $675,000 playing Set For Life

Working on a Sunday would seem like a chore for most people, but it was a rewarding afternoon for Katarina Burgess.

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Coquitlam Man Has ‘Extra’ Chance at Bucket-List Items With $500,000 Win

“Everyone has a bucket list, this will allow us to do some of those things”, said Marvin Mitchell who won $500,000 after matching all four Extra numbers in the September 20, 2019 Lotto Max draw.

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Worldwide Roaming Top Prize of New Scratch & Win Ticket

Got the travel bug? BCLC’s new $10 Scratch & Win ticket, Roam, is designed for players whose dream of winning the jackpot entails travelling the world, enjoying one-of-a-kind life experiences.

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Mall Trip for Sippy Cups Turns into an ‘Extra-ordinary’ Day with $500,000 Win

An ordinary trip to the mall to buy sippy cups turned into a life-changing experience for Lea Turner, when she realized she won $500,000.

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Mini Dip Turns into $5 Million-Dollar Dive for Lotto 6/49 Winners

B.C.’s newest millionaires, Jesse Logan and Teresa Winters Day, both from Nanaimo, said they were “ecstatic” and both “almost fainted” upon realizing they had won $5 million after matching all six numbers in the August 21, 2019 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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BCLC Launches PlayPlanner Optional Time and Budgeting Tool at B.C. Casinos and Community Gaming Centres

BCLC is introducing PlayPlanner to every casino and community gaming centre in B.C. as part of its commitment to encouraging positive play and informed decision-making.

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Unforgettable Bus Ride for Vancouver $2 Million BC/49 Winner

Adrien Malebranche’s daily Vancouver bus ride turned into a trip to remember when he checked the winning numbers from BC/49’s September 4, 2019 draw.

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Greg Moore Appointed Interim President & CEO Effective September 7, 2019

Effective September 7, 2019, Greg Moore will assume the role of BCLC’s Interim President and CEO while Jim Lightbody goes on medical leave to undergo cancer treatment and recovery.

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Surrey Bus Drivers En Route to Early Retirement after Picking Up $1 Million Guaranteed Lotto 6/49 Win

Arlana Morse and James McLauchlan, both bus drivers in the Lower Mainland, say their road to retirement will be a lot smoother thanks to matching all 10 numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw held August 24, 2019 to win the $1 million Guaranteed Prize.

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Longtime Richmond Retailer Rakes in $60,000: B.C.’s Largest Ever Seller's Prize

BCLC has awarded its largest-ever seller’s prize to a Richmond retailer who sold the winning $60-million Lotto Max ticket for the July 26, 2019 draw.

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Birthday W-I-N: Lumby Man’s Crossword Scratch & Win Ticket Spells $150,000

Tyler Prosser from the town of Lumby, B.C. got the best birthday present when he checked his Crossword Extreme Scratch & Win ticket and found out he had won the game’s top prize: $150,000.

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BCLC President & CEO Battling Cancer: Board Member Greg Moore to be appointed Interim President & CEO

BCLC’s President & CEO, Jim Lightbody, has been diagnosed with cancer and will be taking medical leave while he undergoes treatment and recovery.

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Lotto 6/49 Extra Winner Jumps for Joy at $500,000 Win

Suzanne Robson leapt off her couch when she discovered she had won $500,000 by matching all four Extra numbers on her Lotto 6/49 ticket from the August 14, 2019 draw.

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Prince George Woman Wins $1.06 Million Slot Prize

Prince George’s Brittany Hammell is the latest winner of the Powerbucks™ progressive jackpot, worth $1.06 million.

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Setting Sail: Nanoose Bay Set for Life Winner Ready for the Seas

Patrick Shannon has his sights set on new sails for his 16-foot sailboat, after scratching his way to a $675,000 top prize win on Set for Life.

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Harbour City Winner: $5 million 6/49 Ticket Sold in Nanaimo

B.C. is home to another national jackpot winner.

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Retired Richmond Fisherman Reels in Record-Breaking Lotto Max Haul

Joseph Katalinic has been peacefully retired for twenty years, but has plans to “live like a king” after winning the $60 million Lotto Max jackpot on the July 26, 2019 draw.

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Best Friends of Over 50 Years Win $2 Million BC/49 Prize

Susan Hook and Martha McCallum have been best friends for over 50 years, and have been there for each other through all of life’s highs and lows.

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BCLC Kicks Off 2019 Kamloops Pride Week with New Rainbow Crosswalk

BCLC kicked off Kamloops Pride Week 2019 by celebrating a brand new rainbow crosswalk at its Kamloops Head Office.

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BCLC Introduces New GameSense Advisor to Chances Signal Point

BCLC is proud to announce a new resource dedicated to supporting players in Williams Lake with healthy-play habits, and referring those experiencing challenges with their gambling to the support resources they need.

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Brazilian Siblings Share a Little ‘Extra’ Love With $500,000 Win

Christian Stanislawski plays the lottery frequently in his home town of São Paulo, Brazil, but never expected to win while visiting his sister Caroline in Vancouver.

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Set for Life Winner Does a Double Take After Seeing $675,000 Win

When Vancouver’s David Milligan scanned the barcode on his Set for Life ticket using the BCLC Lotto! App, he had to do a double take after seeing the winning message pop-up that he’d won $675,000.

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No Joke: ‘Extra’ Sweet $500,000 Win For Kamloops Woman

A joke to a friend about winning the lottery turned out to be an unexpected (and amazing) reality for Kamloops’ Doris Costain.

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Jackpot! B.C.’s Largest Ever Lottery Prize Won

$60 Million Lotto Max Ticket Sold in Richmond, B.C.

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Jackpot! B.C.’s Largest Ever Lottery Prize Won

Someone who purchased a Lotto Max ticket in Richmond for last night’s draw has millions of reasons – tens of millions, in fact – to celebrate this summer, after winning B.C.’s largest-ever lottery prize.

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Players Can Now Buy Lottery Tickets with Lotto! App

BCLC has enhanced its Lotto! App with a feature that allows players to purchase Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, BC/49, Daily Grand and the Extra with their cell phone.

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BCLC releases 2018/19 annual report and accountability disclosure reports

BCLC has released three key reports highlighting its performance in fiscal year 2018/19 in the areas of financial results, service provider commissions and executive compensation.

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Record Breaking B.C. Slot Jackpot Won in Prince George

A simple spin has made Prince George’s Marlyne Dumoulin $2.1 million dollars richer, and the winner of the largest ever Powerbucks™ progressive jackpot.

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Surrey’s Attila Kelemen Putting Family First After $500,000 Daily Grand Win

Attila Kelemen has plans to spoil his family after winning $500,000 in the Daily Grand draw held on July 8, 2019.

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Cash – Not Cavities – For Nanaimo Woman Who Discovered $500K Lotto Max Win While Waiting For Dentist Appointment

Gurmail Sidhu’s last trip to the dentist was filled with delight after the Nanaimo resident discovered she matched all four Extra numbers in the Lotto Max draw held on July 5, 2019 to win $500,000.

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Chief Compliance Officer Departs BCLC

Robert Kroeker, Vice-President for Legal, Security, Compliance & Chief Compliance Officer, has left BCLC effective today

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Near Heart-Stopping Excitement for Lumby Lotto 6/49 Winner

On his way through Vernon last week, Paul Hutchen stopped at a gas station and had a "gut feeling" that he should buy a Lotto 6/49 ticket.

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South Surrey Resident Buys a Pizza, Wins $2 Million BC/49 Prize

There’s an old saying that patience is a virtue. For Anita Snyder, waiting for her pizza order led to a $2 million jackpot win for BC/49’s June 26, 2019 draw.

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A New Truck in Store For $500,000 Lotto Max winner

Aldergrove’s Fraser Aird admits he had trouble keeping steady after discovering he was holding a Lotto Max ticket worth $500,000.

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PlayNow.com Back Online

PlayNow.com is back online, effective 2:30 a.m. today.

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Record-breaking jackpot of $65M available in Tuesday’s Lotto Max draw

For the first time ever, $65 million is up for grabs in this Tuesday’s Lotto Max draw, and someone in B.C. could claim the historic prize.

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Lotto 6/49 Win a Dream Come True for Victoria Couple

A mixture of disbelief and relief were the feelings that came to mind when Victoria’s Virginia and Donald Johnson found out they matched all ten numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw held on May 29, 2019, to win the guaranteed $1 million prize.

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Global Lottery Solutions Provider Takes Lead on Lottery Terminal Replacement

BCLC is continuing its lottery terminals and systems replacement initiative and has awarded a contract to INTRALOT in support of the project.

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Family Is Number One on The Bucket List for $7 million Lotto 6/49 Winner

Even though he’s $7 million dollars richer, Vito Halasan has no plans to leave his job as a janitor, though he does intend on scaling back his hours.

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Lotto Max Enters New Era: Record Jackpots of Up to $70M and Draws Twice a Week

A new chapter in Canadian lottery history is about to begin, as Lotto Max players now have two opportunities each week to enjoy their favourite lottery game and jackpots will be able to grow bigger than ever before.

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Self-Service Terminals Back In Operation: Third-party Certification of Technical Integrity Complete

Self-Service Terminals (SSTs) are back in operation across British Columbia, effective today.

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Independent Testing Underway of Self-Service Terminals

BCLC has completed its technical analysis of the system used to generate Quick Pick numbers for Lotto Max on Self-Service Terminals (SSTs), and has now engaged a third-party testing lab to certify that the system is working as expected.

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More Camping and Travel with the Kids for Victoria Lotto 6/49 Winner

Victoria’s Glen Fraser is busy planning more family getaways and an earlier retirement after purchasing a Lotto 6/49 ticket on PlayNow.com and matching 6/6 numbers on the April 6 draw to win $2.5 million.

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Petey Payday: PlayNow declares Canucks’ Elias Pettersson NHL’s Rookie of the Year

Tomorrow, the National Hockey League willunveil thefinalists for this year’sCalder Memorial Trophy, but PlayNow.com is already crowning a winner.

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BCLC Announces Resignation of CFO

BCLC announces today that Chief Financial Officer Amanda Hobson will be resigning.

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'Family First’ for Tumbler Ridge Grandma after Winning $10 Million Lotto 6/49 Jackpot

Family’s first in life – and jackpot lottery wins! – for Vivienne Mills, who won a whopping $10 million after matching all six numbers on her Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased on PlayNow.com for the April 3, 2019 draw.

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New Home, More Travel for Surrey Daily Grand Winner

A housing upgrade and some family fun in the sun are top prioritiesforSurrey resident Victor Raghwan,thanks to his Daily Grand win of$25,000 a year for life.

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Self-Service Ticket Terminals Temporarily Offline

BCLC has temporarily taken all Self-Service Terminals (SSTs), located in bars and pubs, offline effective at 6:00 p.m. on April 15, 2019, while it reviews a technical issue. BCLC apologizes for the inconvenience.

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BCLC Continues Anti-Money Laundering Program Enhancements 6 of 11 Recommendations Complete from Independent Review

BCLC has completed 6 of 11 recommendations for which it is responsible from Dr. Peter German’s 2018 independent review of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies and practices in Lower Mainland casinos.

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B.C. Bettors Getting In On Game of Thrones Action on PlayNow.com

After seven seasons, winter has come. PlayNow.com is offering B.C. bettors and devout fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones the chance to bet on who will rule Westeros – and many other storyline outcomes of the hit series’ Season 8.

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Royal Baby Betting: Will Harry and Meghan pay tribute to Diana?

First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes a royal baby in the royal baby carriage. PlayNow.com is offering B.C. bettors and royal watchers the chance to make their wagers when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcome the newest blue blood this spring.

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BCLC Awards New Contract for Instant Ticket Games

BCLC has awarded Pollard Banknote Limited with a new 10-year contract for instant ticket games and related services.

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A Ton of Travel in the Future for Duncan Set for Life Winner

It was a lazy afternoon at home for Duncan’s Ken Motherwell when he scratched his way to a $675,000 top prize on a Set for Life Scratch & Win ticket.

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BCLC Expression of Interest Process For Potential North Shore Casino Closes on April 1

On April 1, 2019, BCLC will conclude its Expression of Interest (EOI) process to seek a potential new gambling and entertainment facility on the North Shore of Metro Vancouver.

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BCLC Expression of Interest Process For Potential North Shore Casino Closes on April 1

On April 1, 2019, BCLC will conclude its Expression of Interest (EOI) process to seek a potential new gambling and entertainment facility on the North Shore of Metro Vancouver.

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Kelowna Man Wins $1 Million Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize

A Kelowna man who enjoys dancing has a bit more pep in his step after matching all 10 numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw held February 27, 2019 to win the $1 million Guaranteed Prize.

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Less Work, More Relaxing for North Vancouver Lotto Max Winners

Jace and Roshina De Ath are looking forward to more free time after matching all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw held back on October 26, 2018 to win $1 million.

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‘My Dream has Come True’: Vancouver Set for Life Lottery Winner

Moises Ibarra’s morning ritual of enjoying a cup of coffee and playing a Scratch & Win ticket recently became a life-changing one, after he won a $675,000 top prize playing Set for Life

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Merritt Couple Wins Life-Changing $25.9 Million Lotto Max Jackpot

It was a normal trip to the corner store for some cranberry juice and a chocolate bar, but for Merritt’s George Munro and his wife Rowena Inyallie, it turned into a life-changing pit stop. While at the Courtesy Corner Market in Merritt, George purchased a Lotto Max ticket and matched all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Draw held Friday, February 22, 2019 to win the $25.9 million jackpot.

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An Answer to My Prayers’: Coquitlam Daily Grand Lottery Winner

A family trip and a new home are planned for B.C.’s latest lottery winner. Coquitlam’s Gladys Ortiz matched five out of five numbers on the Daily Grand Draw held February 11, 2019 to win $25,000 a year for life. Ortiz had the option to choose the annual payment, or a lump-sum cheque worth $500,000. She chose the latter to start turning dreams into reality right away.

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Life Works in Mysterious Ways’: Penticton Daily Grand Winner

Penticton’s Harald Naegel said he feels naturally lucky. Now with a lottery win under his belt, perhaps he feels even luckier. Naegel matched the five main numbers in the Daily Grand Draw held February 14, 2019 to win the $500,000 prize.

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Netflix’s Roma the Betting Favourite on PlayNow.com to Win Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards

With Hollywood’s biggest night around the corner, B.C. bettors can head to PlayNow.com to wager on which stars will shine brightest at this year’s Oscars.

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Set for Life Lottery Win is Life Changing for Port Moody Family

It’s an extra special Valentine’s Day for Erich Schmidt and his wife after purchasing a winning Set for Life Scratch & Win lottery ticket at Willowbrook Mall. They will now receive $1,000 a week for the next 25 years

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Port Alberni Couple Heading for Sun after Lotto 6/49 Jackpot Win

A Port Alberni husband and wife are B.C.’s newest multi-millionaires. Harold Thomas and his wife Madelaine matched all six numbers in the February 9, 2019 Lotto 6/49 Draw to win the $5-million jackpot.

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‘I am Dreaming…it’s Surreal’: Fort Nelson Lotto Max Extra Winner

B.C.’s latest lottery winner is happy she said ‘yes’ to the Extra when she purchased her winning Lotto Max ticket. Fort Nelson’s Kristeen Bruce matched all four Extra numbers in the February 2, 2019 Lotto Max Draw to win the $500,000 prize.

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From Picking the Winner to Which Songs Maroon 5 Will Sing, PlayNow.com Offers Bettors Plenty of Chances to Win on Super Bowl

Will it be the Patriots or the Rams? Will Gladys Knight forget a word in the anthem? Will Tom Brady finally call it quits? Will Donald Trump use Twitter to congratulate the winning team?

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Victoria Man’s Retirement Just Got Easier Thanks to Lotto Max

“It was unbelievable. I just sat there, staring at the screen,” said Victoria’s Richard Pepper after he matched six out of seven numbers plus the bonus number on the Lotto Max Draw held December 21, 2018 to win $502,000.

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Boating Around Greece on Bucket List for Mission Lottery Winner

Agnes Cameron has some amazing dreams for herself and others after saying ‘Yes’ to the Extra. The Mission resident matched all four numbers of the Extra in the Lotto 6/49 Draw held January 12, 2019, to win the $500,000 prize.

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Lots of Happy Dancing for Richmond Couple after Lotto 6/49 Win

Happy, happy, happy were the words Po Chu Kwok and her husband Wai Por Fong used to describe how it felt after finding out they matched all 10 numbers in the Lotto 6/49 Draw held January 9, 2019 to win the $1 million Guaranteed Prize.

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Richmond Man Has Family Traveling Plans after Lotto 6/49 Win

Richmond resident Peter Mitford has globetrotting plans with his family after winning big on Lotto 6/49. Mitford matched all 10 numbers in the Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize Draw held January 19, 2019 to win a $1 million prize.

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Best Christmas Present Ever after Surrey Woman Wins Lotto Max

It was a Christmas Day like no other when Frances Jarvos checked her Lotto Max ticket and quickly realized she matched all seven numbers on the Lotto Max draw held December 21, 2018 to win a $1 million Maxmillion prize.

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BCLC Defers Plans for Kamloops Head Office

BCLC Defers Plans for Kamloops Head Office Current facility deemed sound; commitment to Kamloops is steadfast

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A New Family Home Planned for Sooke Lotto 6/49 Winner

For Cinnamon Lennox, winning the lottery puts a greater emphasis on life. “I want to stay alive and enjoy the money,” she jested.

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A Lotto Max Win is Icing on the Cake for Vancouver Man

“You can’t win if you don’t have a ticket,” exclaimed an exuberant Christopher Hase who picked up his $1 million cheque from BCLC after matching all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Draw December 14, 2018 to win a $1 million Maxmillions prize

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Nanaimo Man Plans to Get Back Into a Classic Car after Lotto 6/49 Win

Like many lottery winners, Nanaimo’s Dale Euerby was in disbelief when he found out he matched the 10-digit number on his Lotto 6/49 ticket to win $1 million in the Guaranteed Prize Draw held January 5, 2019.

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‘I Couldn’t Believe What I Was Seeing,’ Vancouver Lotto Max Winner

A Vancouver man has his eyes set on a luxurious new set of wheels after winning $1 million after matching all seven numbers in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw held Friday, December 21, 2018.

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‘An Amazing Blessing’ for Surrey $39.5 Million Lotto Max Winner

“When I won, I wanted to say thank you,” explained Michelle De Roma, “It is an amazing blessing.” The Surrey resident matched all seven numbers in the Lotto Max draw held Friday, December 28, 2018.

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Surrey Lotto Max Winner to Stop Working and Start Traveling

Seeing a lot of zeros when checking a lottery ticket can be overwhelming at first. That was the case for Surrey’s Hung Sengsouvanh who, after checking his ticket several times, realized he had won a $1 million

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A Lotto Max Quick Pick Decision Makes Kamloops Man $1 Million Richer

Kamloops resident Joseph Kristmanson normally chooses his own lottery numbers whenever he buys a ticket. This time he didn’t, and he’s sure happy about it.

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Barriere Couple Set for Life after ‘Crazy, Awesome’ Win

Not all big lottery wins come in the form of matching six or seven numbers. Some winners buy a Scratch & Win ticket and are literally, set for life.

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Kamloops Grandparents Celebrate Lotto Win by Taking Life Easy

When Kamloops’ Rodney Plesko returned home from shopping, his wife thought something terrible had happened. “He looked like he crashed the truck,” said Anne Plesko.

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Helping Family and Fishing in Fiji for Surrey Lotto Max Winner

Exhilaration and relief are some of the choice words Surrey’s Mohammed Khan used to describe his feelings after matching all seven numbers to win $1 million in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw held Friday, November 30, 2018.

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New Possibilities for Burnaby Lotto Max Winner

A new house, new car and a trip to the Philippines are just some of the possibilities that Burnaby’s newest millionaire is pondering.

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#GiftSmart Lottery Products Responsibly Scratch and Wins Not for Kids

BCLC’s annual holiday tradition continues –reminding parents and adults that lottery products such as Scratch & Wins are a form of gambling,and not suitable gifts for children and minors.

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Kimberley Lotto 6/49 Winner’s Number One Plan is Retirement

B.C.’s latest lottery winner says he has had a sleepless couple of days since finding out he won $1 million after matching all ten numbers in the Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize draw held November 7, 2018.

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It Will Be an Extra Special Christmas for Cranbrook Lotto Winner and Family

For Cranbrook resident Mark Laforest and his siblings, it’s going to be an extra special Christmas after he won $1 million by matching his ten-digit number to win the Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize in the November 24, 2018 draw.

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Lotto 6/49 Jackpot Win is a $19.8 Million Celebration for Childhood Friends

Two Vancouver Island men, friends for decades who grew up playing hockey together, are B.C.’s newest multi-millionaires after matching all six numbers to win the $19.8 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot from the November 28, 2018 draw.

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BCLC Introduces New GameSense Advisor to Chilliwack

BCLC is proud to announce a new resource dedicated to supporting players at Chances Chilliwack with healthy-play habits, and referring those experiencing challenges with their gambling to the support resources they need.

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Kelowna Lotto 6/49 Winner: “You Never Think it’s Going to Be You”

A comfortable retirement, travel, and perhaps a new car is in store for Nick Pisio after he matched all 10 numbers to win $1 million in Lotto 6/49’s Guaranteed Prize draw

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BCLC CFO Named One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

BCLC is proud to announce that its Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance and Corporate Services, Amanda Hobson, is one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada.

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Family at Heart for Port Coquitlam Lotto Max Winner

“I couldn’t believe it. When I checked the ticket I thought I had the wrong date,” said Port Coquitlam’s Robert Power. He’s the latest British Columbian to win a life-changing amount of money after matching four out of four Lotto Max Extra numbers.

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BCLC Approves New Cascades Casino Delta

BCLC has approved a new gambling and entertainment facility in the City of Delta.

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Best. Birthday. Ever. For Vancouver Lotto Max Winner

As far as birthdays go, it doesn’t get much better than this for Vancouver’s latest Lotto Max winner. Local chef Stephanie Noel’s birthday tomorrow, November 10, will be one to remember after she matched all seven numbers to win a $1 million Lotto Max Maxmillion prize on the October 12, 2018 draw.

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Top Priority for Lotto Max Winner is Self-Care

Kathleen MacDougal had a sneaking suspicion things were about to change after purchasing her weekly Lotto Max ticket, and she was right. The Sidney, B.C.

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Mickey Mouse and a New Boat in Surrey Father’s Future After $1M Lotto Max Win

Simon McNeil’s first thought when he won the lottery was one of utter disbelief, “Unreal, shocking - I won’t have to worry about the future,” said the father from Surrey.

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Lotto Max Changes Coming May 2019

Lotto Max, Canada’s biggest lottery game, will soon have lottery players dreaming even bigger. Jackpots to grow as high as $70 million; New Tuesday draw being added

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Better Late than Never for Kamloops Maxmillion Winner

Kamloops’ Darcy Hickey has more than a million reasons to smile today. The latest Lotto Max winner in British Columbia matched all 7 numbers to win a $1 million Maxmillion prize.

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BCLC Engages Auditor to Support Anti-Money Laundering Program

BCLC is taking action to ensure that its Casino Service Providers are completely and accurately recording information regarding the source of players’ funds as part of its commitment to the prevention of money-laundering activities in B.C. casinos.

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Early Retirement for Kelowna Daily Grand Winner

An early retirement and more time spent in the great outdoors are now top of mind for Kelowna resident Robert Pearce, thanks to his win of $25,000 a year for life.

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Twice in a lifetime: Prince George Resident Again Wins Lottery

For many, winning the lottery is a once-in-a-lifetime dream, but for one Prince George resident it is a twice-in-a-lifetime reality.

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Smooth Ride Ahead for Smithers Lotto Max Winners

Stephen and Brenda Graf from Smithers will be riding in style after matching all seven numbers from the Lotto Max draw to win the $1 million Maxmillion prize.

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Vancouver Daily Grand Winner Looks for New Delights

A trip to Scotland and a new boat are some of the indulgences that Vancouver’s George Kesson is dreaming about after winning $25,000 a year for life

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Nothing but Smiles for Surrey Daily Grand Winner

Surrey resident Sukhwinder Sidhu is smiling from ear to ear since learning he won $25,000 a year for life as part of the September 17th Daily Grand Bonus Draw promotion.

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BCLC’s Encore Rewards Gets New Look and Updated Perks

A new look and improved benefits are coming to BCLC’s Encore Rewards loyalty program.

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NFL Betting Returns to British Columbia

NFL games are the most popular sports betting events on PlayNow.com

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Extra Reasons to Smile for Kamloops Daily Grand Winner

A new city and a new car aren’t the only reasons why Kamloops newcomer Garrett Niessen is extra happy these days.

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Kamloops Lotto 6/49 Winner Fulfills Dreams

A cruise and some cuddles from puppies are on the mind of B.C.’s latest Lotto 6/49 winner from Kamloops.

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BCLC Contributes Record $1.4 Billion to British Columbia

BCLC has released four reports detailing its performance in fiscal year 2017/18 in the areas of financial performance, social responsibility, executive compensation and service provider commissions.

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Richmond Daily Grand Winner Ponders the Possibilities

Richmond’s George Peradenic is considering all the possibilities after winning the secondary prize of $25,000 a Year for Life from the August 13, 2018 Daily Grand draw

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New Journeys Ahead for Victoria Set for Life Winner

Colleen Woods of Victoria is looking forward to indulging her travel bug after winning $675,000 from her Set for Life ticket.

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Kootenay Resident Ready to Tackle Bucket List after Lottery Win

Marlene Gould of Ymir, B.C. is excited to start checking items off her bucket list after winning the $1 Million Guaranteed Prize on the July 25, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw

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Safari Celebration for Lotto 6/49 Jackpot Winners

Wayne Martin and Sandee Towers will enjoy their big win with an African safari with family after winning the Lotto 6/49 $7M jackpot from the June 27, 2018 draw.

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Vancouver Resident Wins Record Keno Prize in B.C.

Vancouver resident Susan Jenkins is in a state of shock and disbelief after winning a record-breaking $400,000 Keno & Keno Bonus retail prize, matching ten out of ten numbers on July 20, 2018.

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Surrey Lotto Max Winner Ready to Live His Dream

Surrey’s Jeremy Scramstad is looking forward to living the dream after discovering he matched all seven numbers from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018 to win the $1 million Maxmillion prize.

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More Family Time for Victoria Set for Life Winner

Angella Gordon-Spence from Victoria is excited to spend more time with her family after winning $675,000 from her Set for Life ticket.

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Vancouver Man Extra Happy After Winning $500,000

Rossland McKenna from Vancouver has an extra reason to be smiling this week after discovering he matched 4 out of 4 numbers, to win the Extra prize from the July 2, 2018 Daily Grand draw. This perfect match led him to win a total of $500,000.

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‘Extra’ Special Sidney Winner Defies All Odds in Life and Lotto

Doctors told Sidney’s Robert Scott that he might never walk again following an accident in 2003. He defied the odds, however, and was back on his own two feet after a year of rehabilitation and determination. Fifteen years later, Scott has once again defied odds – this time, by one in 3.7 million – to win a $500,000 Extra prize from the Lotto 6/49 draw on June 27, 2018.

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Rosedale Man Living Easy after Lotto Max Win

Rosedale’s Richard Varsava is looking forward to retirement after matching 6 out of 7 numbers and the bonus number on the June 29, 2018 Lotto Max draw. This combination earned him a total win of $595,797.30.

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First Powerbucks Progressive Jackpot Won in B.C.

British Columbia has its first Powerbucks progressive jackpot winner. On June 12, 2018, a player at Chances Castlegar won the $1,101,989.79 prize while playing the Arctic Gems™ online slots game.

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BCLC Statement on Dr. Peter German Report

BCLC has received Dr. Peter German’s final report from his independent review of B.C.’s anti-money laundering policies and practices in Lower Mainland casinos.

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Ladysmith Couple Ready to Relax with $500,000 Prize

Willem (Bill) Blokhuizen and Jerri Briggs of Ladysmith are enjoying the feeling of some financial freedom after matching all seven numbers to win the $500,000 Maxmillion prize from the June 8, 2018 Lotto Max draw, splitting the $1 million Maxmillion prize with another winning ticket sold in Ontario.

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Enderby Couple Still Reeling after Lotto Max Win

Jessica Gallagher and Joshua Hartnell say it’s still sinking in, but they have a million reasons to celebrate after matching all seven numbers and winning the $1 million Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018.

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Parents-To-Be Delighted with $500,000 Nest Egg

The timing couldn’t be better for Padelis and Michelle Kamaretsos of Victoria, who already feel they hit the jackpot with a baby on the way. Winning the lottery is just the icing on the cake!

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Burnaby Winner’s Lottery Dreams Come True

Burnaby’s Pedro Urquieta has always dreamed of winning the lottery and having his photo taken with a big cheque. Now that dream is a reality. Urquieta was all smiles when he collected his $500,000 Extra prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 8, 2018.

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Port Coquitlam Winner Is ‘Extra’ Happy

Thanks to a ticket purchased on a whim, Gregory May from Port Coquitlam is $500,000 richer. May occasionally buys tickets when the jackpot is high but has never won anything this big. To his surprise, May’s ticket matched all four numbers from the Extra to win $500,000 on the June 8, 2018 Lotto Max draw.

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Five Forever Friends Win the Lottery

Burns Lake’s Patricia Corfe and four of her closest friends have a stronger bond than ever before. The lively group of pals has played together for three years, and won $112,798.70 on a Lotto 6/49 multi-draw ticket from the May 2, 2018 draw.

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City of Kamloops and BCLC Present: 2018 Music in the Park

The City of Kamloops and BCLC are proud to present another great season of Music in the Park. Canada’s longest-running music festival continues with tradition to provide residents and tourists with 62 free evening performances from a variety of talented artists. Beginning July 1, the Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park will host free musical performances at 7:00 p.m. every night until August 31.   

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PlayNow Kicks off a Month of High Stakes with World Cup Betting

The FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday and soccer fans in B.C. are gearing up for a month of non-stop high-stakes soccer.  

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Hank the Racoon Goes Wild for FIFA World Cup Picks on PlayNow.com

Humans aren’t the only ones hoping to make the perfect picks for 2018 FIFA World Cup betting on PlayNow.com. BCLC has signed the latest animal oracle to pick the World Cup winner as part of its Wild Cup Challenge.

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Pitt Meadow Winners Keep Calm in Face of Lotto Max Win

The best way to stay calm is to take deep breathes. That’s the advice Danica Flores and Mark Wroblewski want to pass on to other lottery winners. The excited couple from Pitt Meadows matched all seven numbers and won a $500,000 Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018. The Maxmillion prize was split with another winner from Ontario.

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Quick-Pick Pays Off for Richmond Grandma

According to Ms. Koon Yung Chan of Richmond, the Quick-Pick is the way to go! Chan matched all seven numbers and won a $500,000 Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018. The prize was split with another winner in Ontario.

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Family First for Lotto Max Winners

B.C.’s newest millionaires, Jorge Vera and Concha Dick, say they are planning to help support family thanks to their big win. The Burnaby couple matched all seven numbers and won the $1 million Maxmillion prize from the record-breaking Lotto Max draw on June 8, 2018.

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B.C. Winner Collects $30M Lotto 6/49 Jackpot Drawn on April 25th

BCLC has paid the largest Lotto 6/49 jackpot ever won in B.C. history. The IGA located on Parkway Boulevard in Coquitlam sold the single winning ticket for the $30M Lotto 6/49 jackpot from the April 25, 2018 draw.

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Harley-Davidson Enthusiast Rides Off With $500,000 ‘Extra’ Win

Justin Gill from Chilliwack will soon ride off on a brand-new Harley-Davidson motorcycle, after winning $500,000 off the Extra on the Lotto 6/49 draw on April 21, 2018.

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Shopping Spree Vancouver Lotto Max Winners

Vancouver’s Gazaleh and Randy Tobias are planning some big purchases after matching all seven numbers and winning a $1 million Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on May 25, 2018.

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Loyal Player from Edmonton Cashes In Maxmillion Prize

A visit to Courtenay, B.C. will be a trip to remember for Kenneth Woods from Edmonton, Alberta. Not wanting to miss a draw on the national game, Woods purchased a Lotto Max ticket while visiting Vancouver Island: a decision that turned out to be the greatest highlight of his trip. Woods matched all seven numbers and won a $1 million dollar Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on April 18, 2018.

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Lotto Max Winner Ready to Start ‘Extra’ Exciting New Chapter

Having recently recovered from cancer, Gordon is ready for a fresh start and his ‘Extra’ $500,000 win from the Lotto Max draw on May 18, 2018 will help make the Dunns’ dreams come true.

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Forest Grove Set For Life Winner Says 'Oui' to Paris

Christina Kam from Forest Grove is brushing up on her French as she plans for a dream trip to Paris after winning $675,000 from her Set for Life ticket.

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‘Set for Life’ Dad Drives Off Laughing

Daniel Van Alstine’s life has always been full but after winning $675,000 playing his favourite Scratch & Win game, he can now say he’s ‘Set for Life’.

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A Happy Birthday Starts With A $2 Million Jackpot

What are the chances of retiring on your birthday and winning a $2 million dollar jackpot? Just ask Mr. Ping Kuen Shum from Vancouver, as he hit the mark on all three milestones on the April 28, 2018 BC/49 draw.

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Dawson Creek Couple Claim $1M Prize From Lotto 6/49’s Winning Weekend

Kim and Susan Gamble from Dawson Creek were one of Lotto 6/49’s recent winning weekend winners! The lovely couple won the $1 million Guaranteed Prize from the Lotto 6/49 on April 28, 2018.

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‘Extra’ Winner Beats Cancer and Odds of Winning the Lottery

If beating cancer this year wasn’t already remarkable enough, Brian Moore also beat the odds to win the $500,000 ‘Extra’ prize from the April 7, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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TRU Speaker Series 2017/18 Technology and Innovation

Speakers discuss how technology improves patient care in Kamloops region on Wednesday April 11 at Thompson Rivers University (TRU).

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B.C.’s Newest Lotto 6/49 Millionaire is No Joke

British Columbia’s newest millionaire is no joke – despite her family’s disbelief on April Fool’s Day, when she told them she had the winning ticket for the $7 million jackpot from the Lotto 6/49 draw on March 28.

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Courtenay Resident Reels In A $2 Million Catch!

Courtenay resident, Geoffrey Bennett will be spending a lot more time in his happy place thanks to winning the $2 million BC/49 jackpot on March 17, 2018.

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‘Extra’ Winner Will Build New Home

Tappen resident Terry Sigurdson renovates homes for a living and, thanks to his Extra $500,000 win, his next big project could be his very own home.

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Dawson Creek ‘Extra’ Winner Hits the Slopes

An ‘Extra’-special celebration ski is in the works for Dawson Creek’s Jason Loivelle, who won $500,000 from the Extra off the Lotto Max draw on October 13, 2017.

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Burnaby ‘Extra’ Winner Will Rock Out to $500,000 Win

Andrzej Wojda will soon be rocking out to a very exclusive vinyl record thanks to his $500,000 win off the Extra from the BC/49 draw on March 10, 2018.

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Coquitlam Couple Plan a ‘Grand’ Weekend with $500,000 Win

Laurie and Leo Pederson from Coquitlam are starting their weekend off strong after winning $25,000 a year for life as part of the Daily Grand lottery.

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Nelson Winner Snacks On $500,000 Win

Christopher Kling went to the convenience store looking for a snack but came out with a lot more.

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Prince of Fort St. James wins BC/49 Jackpot

Dixon Prince of Fort St. James is $2 million dollars richer thanks to winning the BC/49 jackpot from the February 14, 2018 draw.

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British Columbians Divided on Which Film Will Win Big at 90th Academy Awards

B.C. bettors can wager on the glitz and glamour of the 90th Academy Awards on PlayNow.com. With more than 25 bets and an Oscars Pool, bettors can wager on various categories from Best Picture to Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

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Say Aloha to Coquitlam’s Newest Lotto 6/49 Millionaire

Ronald Price of Coquitlam will soon be saying “Aloha” after collecting the $1 million Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize from the February 14, 2018 draw.

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Vancouver Winner ‘Set for Life’ at the Bank

You can almost see the wheels turning in Nigel Moore’s head as he dreams about investing his $675,000 win from playing Set for Life.

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‘Extra’ Dim Sum Is On Richmond Lotto Max Winner

Hing Nui Lau has never cried such happy tears as the moment she discovered her $500,000 Extra win from the February 9, 2018 Lotto Max draw.

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“Extra” Dreams Come True for Burnaby Winner

Moving to Canada 22 years ago was like a dream come true for Zahra Mive-Chian. She didn’t think there could be anything more special – until she discovered her $500,000 Extra win from the December 22, 2017 Lotto Max draw.

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Winning $500,000 Renders Qualicum Man ‘Extra’ Speechless

Like many people often do, David Le Blanc has always dreamed about what he would say or do if he won lottery. However, now that he really has won, he is speechless.

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Prince George Daily Grand Top Prize Winner Laughs His Way to the Bank

Self-professed jokester Mike Jansen from Prince George started buying Daily Grand tickets as a joke to tease his wife. If he won the lottery, he would retire – but that meant she would have to spend a lot more time with him.

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Abbotsford Set for Life Winner Plans to Travel in Style

Abbotsford’s Terrence Brett had just come home from grocery shopping when he decided to scratch his Set for Life ticket. When he discovered he had won $675,000, he left the groceries on the kitchen counter and headed straight out to a retailer to check the ticket.

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North Vancouver BC/49 Winner To Relive Youth with a New Dream Car

Brian Fear of North Vancouver has dreamed of owning a muscle car ever since he was 16 years old. He will soon be behind the wheel of one, thanks to his $2 million winning ticket, purchased from PlayNow.com, for the January 27, 2018 BC/49 draw.

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Super Bowl Hype in Full Swing with Prop and Novelty Bets

From halftime show entertainment, potential wardrobe malfunctions and the game’s Most Valuable Player, B.C. sports fans can wager on more than 400 bets for Super Bowl 52 on PlayNow.com

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BCLC Launches Interactive Live Casino Experience on PlayNow.com Studio operations support 50 new, local jobs in Metro Vancouver

BCLC today launches a unique new Live Casino experience on PlayNow.com, featuring live table games streamed in real-time video, to enhance entertainment experiences for players while creating new, local jobs in B.C.

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Burnaby BC/49 Winner’s Dream Becomes a New Life-Changing Reality

Scott Russell of Burnaby is still in a state of shock after winning $1 million on the December 2, 2017 BC/49 draw.

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FBI-Recognized Cyber Security Expert Shares Stories From The Trenches During Technology and Innovation Speakers Series

A B.C. cyber security expert recognized by the FBI for bringing down one of the largest networks of hijacked computers ever uncovered will share his cybercrime insights as part of the upcoming Technology and Innovation Speakers Series.

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Winning Set for Life ticket is the gift that keeps on giving

Janet Rube from Langley is ‘Set for Life’ thanks to the Scratch & Win ticket that she received as a gift.

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BCLC Expands Source of Funds Procedures in B.C. Gambling Facilities

BCLC has implemented the first of Peter German’s interim recommendations, through new procedures requiring Service Providers to gather detailed information on the source of player funds for all transactions of $10,000 or more.

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All I want for Christmas is a Lotto 6/49 Super Draw!

Back by popular demand, Lotto 6/49 will offer 5 guaranteed $1 million dollar prizes on the December 23 draw - just in time for Christmas!

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GameSense Advisor Program Expanding Across B.C.

BCLC will enhance customer education, support and information related to player health next year when it expands and assumes full responsibility for the GameSense Advisor (GSA) program. Currently in place at every casino in British Columbia, the GSA program will also expand to all Community Gaming Centres (CGCs) in B.C.

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March, April or May? B.C. bettors can wager on Prince Harry’s wedding

Now that we know it’s happening, the question remains when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot. Bettors in B.C. can get in on the royal wedding speculation by wagering on which month the wedding will take place through PlayNow.com.

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New casino operational services agreement strengthens accountability and investment

BCLC has updated its operational services agreement (OSA) for casino and community gaming services, setting the course for greater accountability, long-term private-sector investment and sustained revenues to the Province and communities.

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BCLC awards contract to replace current lottery terminals

BCLC has awarded Novomatic Lottery Solutions (NLS) the contract to replace its current lottery terminals. NLS was selected as the successful vendor after a thorough procurement process, and a proof of concept evaluation.

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BCLC selects pre-qualified proponents for Kamloops head office design build proposals

BCLC has selected four pre-qualified proponents that will be invited to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for design build proposals for a potential new Head Office building in Kamloops.

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BCLC Garners International Recognition for Leadership in Responsible Gambling

BCLC has received the World Lottery Association’s (WLA) Level 4 re-certification for excellence in responsible gambling programming.

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Study Concludes Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program Effective, Offers Areas for Improvement

Researchers at the University of the Fraser Valley have released a comprehensive four year longitudinal evaluation of BCLC’s Voluntary Self Exclusion (VSE) program from the perspective of the participant.

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BCLC provides preliminary approval of Delta Town and Country Inn as the site for proposed casino and entertainment venue

BCLC has provided Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. with preliminary approval to relocate the Newton Community Gaming Centre in Surrey to the current site of the Delta Town and Country Inn.

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NFL games are the top sports betting events in British Columbia

The return of National Football League action this week also signals the return of the most popular sports betting events on PlayNow.com and Sports Action.

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Attention Shoppers! Daily Grand lottery game offers a $50,000 shopping spree contest

What would you do if you had $50,000 to spend at Metropolis at Metrotown in one day? What would be on your shopping list and what store would you go to first?

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BCLC 2016/17 annual reporting available on bclc.com

BCLC has released four reports detailing its performance in fiscal year 2016/17 in the areas of financial performance, social responsibility, executive compensation and service provider commissions.

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BCLC Appeal of FINTRAC Penalty Allowed

BCLC and the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) have settled a matter involving an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) imposed on BCLC by FINTRAC in 2010.

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Midsummer Music Jam celebrates Kamloops by bringing community together

Whether its waving your hands in the air or lending a helping hand, Midsummer Music Jam on July 26th promises to be the summer event of the year in Kamloops!

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New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference costs available on bclc.com

In accordance with our commitment to accountability and transparency, BCLC has released cost details of hosting the annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference.

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Occupation information required for PlayNow.com members

BCLC would like to remind PlayNow.com members to update their account profile with their occupation information so that they can make deposits into their accounts, and continue playing on the site.

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Summer, food and music! Music in the Park has all you need for the biggest summer party in Kamloops

BCLC is proud to present Music in the Park at Riverside Park from July 1st to August 30th.

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Got game? BCLC invites game developers to partake in an online competition

All it takes is one great idea to shake up the gambling industry. Starting May 24, BCLC invites game developers, start-ups and entrepreneurs to register and submit their ideas for the next innovative game as part of a new online competition offered on innovationbclc.com.

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BCLC explores design-build option for its Head Office in Kamloops

Today, BCLC has issued a non-binding Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) on BC Bid to pre-qualify up to four vendors for provision of property development and contracting services, who will be eligible to submit a proposal for a potential new purpose-built Kamloops Head Office building.

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BCLC explores design-build option for its Head Office in Kamloops

Today, BCLC has issued a non-binding Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) on BC Bid to pre-qualify up to four vendors for provision of property development and contracting services, who will be eligible to submit a proposal for a potential new purpose-built Kamloops Head Office building.

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New interactive casino experience on PlayNow.com to create up to 170 new jobs

BCLC and its vendor, Evolution Gaming, will be developing a new interactive casino experience called Live Casino on PlayNow.com that will enhance British Columbians’ overall entertainment experience as well as create new, local jobs in the province.

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New interactive casino experience on PlayNow.com to create up to 170 new jobs

BCLC and its vendor, Evolution Gaming, will be developing a new interactive casino experience called Live Casino on PlayNow.com that will enhance British Columbians’ overall entertainment experience as well as create new, local jobs in the province.

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Lake City Casino Penticton closes in preparation for new Cascades Casino Penticton opening

The Lake City Casino Penticton located at 21 Lakeshore Drive West will close its doors permanently on April 2, 2017, at 2 AM in anticipation of the grand opening for the new Cascades Casino Penticton, located at 201-553 Vees Drive, on April 5, 2017, at 5 PM.

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Become the next Netflix or go the way of Blockbuster? Companies have a choice to make in the Digital Revolution

BCLC and TRU present Technology and Innovation Speaker Series on the Digital Revolution

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Landmark Agreement for Responsible Gambling: MGM Resorts Adopts BCLC’s GameSense Program

When you gamble, use your GameSense. That’s the message MGM Resorts International will be sharing with its customers across North America as part of an agreement with BCLC, British Columbia’s provincial gambling corporation, to license its responsible gambling program, GameSense.

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New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference: Celebrating Five Years of Championing Research and Awareness

Leaders and innovators from the international responsible and problem gambling community are taking centre stage at the fifth annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference in Vancouver, February 21 - 22, 2017.

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La La Land the betting favourite on PlayNow.com to clean up at the 89th Academy Awards

B.C. bettors can wager on the glitz and glamour of the 89th Academy Awards on PlayNow.com.

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BCLC Enhancing Responsible Gambling Support for Workers in BC Gambling Industry

BCLC has introduced additional responsible gambling measures, and initiated changes to policy, education and training, to better support workers in the B.C. gambling industry who may be at a higher risk of developing problems with gambling.

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Lotto 6/49 Super Draw is back this February 2017

Lotto 6/49 is offering a Super Draw on February 15, 2017 with 14 GUARANTEED prizes of $100,000 each.

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Excitement builds with $73 million in Lotto Max prizes

There is a whopping $73 million in prizes available on the February 3, 2017 Lotto Max draw. That includes an estimated $60 million jackpot plus an estimated 13 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each.

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Canada’s largest ever online sports prize pool up for grabs for the Super Bowl with the PlayNow.com $1 Million Super Pool

For the first time ever, bettors in B.C. can test their Super Bowl know-how for a chance to win or share the $1 million Super Pool on PlayNow.com.

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New Year, new dreams with $100 million in Lotto Max prizes

Lottery players in B.C. could kick off the New Year in style with an estimated $100 million in prizes available on the January 6, 2017 Lotto Max draw.

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Christmas could come early with $68 million in Lotto Max prizes

Christmas could come early for lottery players in B.C. with an estimated $68 million in prizes available on the December 23, 2016 Lotto Max draw.

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Lotto 6/49 Holiday Super Draw is back Christmas Eve

Lotto 6/49 is getting into the holiday spirit, offering a Super Draw on the December 24 draw, with five Guaranteed Prize Draws for $1 Million each.

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BCLC Seeks Potential Partner for Casino and Entertainment Venue in the City of Victoria

Today, BCLC issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) on BC Bid as a first step in selecting a Service Provider to contract with BCLC to develop and operate a potential new casino and entertainment venue to capture the tourism and entertainment market opportunity in Victoria. Pre-qualified proponents will then have the opportunity to respond to an ensuing Request for Proposals (RFP) in 2017.

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BCLC Seeks Partner for Potential Casino and Entertainment Venue in the City of Victoria

Today, BCLC issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) on BC Bid as a first step in selecting a Service Provider to contract with BCLC to develop and operate a potential new casino and entertainment venue to capture the tourism and entertainment market opportunity in Victoria.

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A Joy to Give, but Not to Kids: Give Lottery Products Responsibly

Every year, as part of our own holiday tradition, BCLC reminds parents and adults that lottery products such as Scratch & Wins are a form of gambling, and not suitable gifts for children and minors.

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Delta selected as preferred Host Local Government for potential gaming and entertainment facility

BCLC has concluded its Expression of Interest (EOI) process in the South of the Fraser market area and has selected...

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A computer system that won Jeopardy! and is revolutionizing the way we do business: What is Watson?

On November 10, 2016, BCLC and TRU present the latest edition of the Technology and Innovation Series that will dive into how the partnership between people and self-learning computers is enhancing the way we do business to be faster, more responsive and precise.

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Bettors in B.C. have potential to win big for the US Presidential Election

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton head towards their final showdown at the polls, bettors in B.C. have a chance to win big regardless of which candidate becomes president.

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Imagine winning $1,000 a day for life with Daily Grand, Canada’s newest lottery

Poll shows most would buy a house, travel the world and donate to charities.

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Play Canucks 50/50 Across B.C. for Home and Away Games

New online 50/50 raffle on PlayNow.com gives fans across B.C. a chance to win jackpots for all Canucks games, while supporting the Canucks for Kids Fund

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BCLC to shake up gambling at Vancouver Startup Week Hackathon

All it takes is one good idea to create the next big startup or new game and BCLC has joined forces with the Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) Hackathon to make this happen.

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View Royal Casino to Undergo Extensive Redevelopment

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and BCLC have announced plans to enhance gaming and entertainment options at the View Royal Casino.

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Lottery excitement builds with $82 million in Lotto Max prizes

Summer might be coming to a close but Lotto Max fever is heating up with an estimated $82 million in prizes available on Friday’s draw.

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IGT and BCLC Introduce Powerbucks Omni-Channel Jackpot

North America’s first omni-channel jackpot offers prize pool upwards of $1 million

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By the numbers: Popularity of NFL betting in B.C.

BCLC number crunching shows football is by far the most popular sport in B.C. when it comes to betting online and retail. The National Football League accounts for the bulk of football betting in B.C. on PlayNow.com and Sports Action. British Columbians placed more than 1.1 million wagers on NFL games in the 2015-16 season, and the Super Bowl was once again the most popular sports betting event in B.C this year.

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BCLC selects real estate advisory firm for Kamloops head office

Through a Request for Proposal (RFP), BCLC has selected Avison Young Commercial Real Estate as its professional real estate advisory firm to assist in the review, planning and delivery of BCLC’s office space requirements in Kamloops.

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New Canadian lottery record set with $21 million Lotto 6/49 ticket sold on PlayNow.com in B.C.

A British Columbian set a new Canadian lottery record by purchasing a winning Lotto 6/49 ticket on PlayNow.com worth $21 million – now the largest-ever online lottery prize won in Canada. The winning ticket was purchased in B.C. on PlayNow.com for the August 13, 2016 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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101 million reasons to buy a Lotto Max ticket this Friday

Lotto Max fever is heating up this summer with a whopping $101 million in prizes available on Friday’s draw. Players will have a chance to win the $60 million jackpot and 41 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each on the August 12, 2016 Lotto Max draw.

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Lottery retailers to ID players who look 25 and younger

We ID 25 – take it as a compliment. Effective August 2, 2016, lottery retailers across B.C. will be required to check one form of government issued photo ID of any customer purchasing lottery products who appears 25 years of age and younger.

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BCLC evaluates four Expressions of Interest for the North Shore and South of the Fraser regions

BCLC is evaluating Expressions of Interest in hosting a gaming facility from local governments in the North Shore and South of the Fraser regions

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BCLC contributes $1.3 billion to British Columbia

BCLC celebrated its 30th anniversary over 2015/16 and we marked the milestone by delivering a record net income of $1.3 billion to government, which helps support communities, health care and education.

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US election bets most popular novelty betting category on PlayNow.com

Many British Columbians are watching the US Presidential race with keen interest as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton get set to face off in November’s election.

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Great Food! Great Music! Great Vibes! Midsummer Music Jam is back

Great tunes, food trucks and free ice cream add up to a memorable night out for the family at the Midsummer Music Jam.

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City of Victoria selected as preferred Host Local Government in Expression of Interest Process

BCLC has selected the City of Victoria as the preferred Host Local Government for a gaming facility proposal in the Greater Victoria region.

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BCLC Takes Next Steps to Enhance Casino Entertainment in Greater Victoria

BCLC has selected the City of Victoria as the preferred Host Local Government for a gaming facility proposal in the Greater Victoria region.

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Lotto 6/49 Super Wednesdays to heat up summer

Summer is about to get hotter with the introduction of Lotto 6/49 Super Wednesdays from July 6th to August 31st. Super Wednesdays will offer six GUARANTEED prizes of $10,000 and 49 prizes of $1,000. This is in addition to the regular Lotto 6/49 jackpot and the GUARANTEED $1 Million Prize Draw.

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Pat Davis announced as BCLC Chief Information Officer

Pat Davis has been announced as the Vice President of Business Technology and CIO at BCLC, based at the corporate head office in Kamloops.

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BCLC to evaluate Saanich and Victoria to host a potential gambling facility

The District of Saanich and the City of Victoria have responded to the second phase of BCLC’s Expression of Interest (EOI) process to determine a preferred host local government for a gambling facility in the Greater Victoria area. BCLC’s evaluation team, overseen by a third-party fairness monitor, will now evaluate the responses.

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BCLC Seeking Vendors to Replace Lottery Terminals

Today BCLC issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) on BC Bid for vendors that could replace our legacy lottery systems.

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BCLC to determine interest in hosting a gaming facility in the North Shore and South of the Fraser

BCLC is taking the first step in determining interest among local governments in the North Shore and South of the Fraser regions of Metro Vancouver to host a potential gaming facility.

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BCLC seeks real estate advisory for Kamloops head office

BCLC has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a real estate advisor in order to determine a long-term solution to improve our head office in Kamloops.

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Saanich and Victoria Move to Next Phase in the Expression of Interest Process

BCLC has concluded the first phase of the Expression of Interest process to determine which local governments will move to the next stage to be considered a potential host community for a gaming facility.

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BCLC volunteer humbled to represent BCLC and Kamloops

The excitement for the IIHF Women’s World Hockey Tournament in Kamloops was infectious!

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First Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Fort St. John

Most adult British Columbians gamble at least once a year, whether they buy a lottery ticket, bet in a casino or gamble online.

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BCLC volunteer floating on hockey cloud nine!

Tricia Turner of BCLC’s Corporate Finance department shares her experience volunteering for the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship.

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BCLC seeks Loyalty Program Consulting Services

BCLC has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for loyalty program design and consulting services on BC Bid.

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BCLC warns of cheque scam in Canada

Fraudsters posing as BCLC are mailing counterfeit cheques to innocent people in eastern Canada.

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BCLC seeks Marketing Services

BCLC has issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) for Marketing Services on BC Bid in order to pre-qualify a list of experienced marketing agencies and freelancers that can provide marketing communications, freelance services as well as media buying and planning and digital services for its various lines of business.

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Balance fun with facts at Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Kamloops

Most adult British Columbians gamble at least once a year, whether they buy a lottery ticket, bet in a casino or gamble online.

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PlayNow.com rolls out the red carpet for 88th Academy Awards Novelty Bets

You don’t have to be a Hollywood star to enjoy the glitz and glamour of Oscars night.

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$21.9 million Lotto 6/49 ticket sold in B.C.

Lottery players in B.C. should be checking their numbers today!

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Balance fun with facts at Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Greater Victoria

Most adult British Columbians gamble at least once a year, whether they buy a lottery ticket, bet in a casino or gamble online.

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Lotto 6/49 Super Draw is back this February

This February everything is coming up roses with Lotto 6/49 offering a Super Draw on February 13, 2016 with 14 GUARANTEED prizes of $100,000 each.

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PlayNow.com kicks off Super Bowl 50 hype with Prop and Novelty Bets

From the game itself to the halftime show, players can bet on over 270 bets for Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 on PlayNow.com.

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Lottery excitement builds with $93 million in Lotto Max prizes

Lotto Max fever is heating up with a $60 million jackpot available on Friday’s draw. Adding to the excitement, players will also have a chance to win 33 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each on the February 5, 2016 Lotto Max draw. In total, $93 million in prizes will be available to be won!

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BCLC’s GameSense adopted by Connecticut Lottery Corporation

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation has entered into an agreement with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) for the right to use “GameSense,” BCLC’s proprietary, award-winning responsible gaming education program, joining several other jurisdictions who are embracing the internationally recognized brand.

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New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference Welcomes Global Industry Experts

Specialists and innovators from the international responsible and problem gambling community are gathering in Vancouver, British Columbia for the 4th annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference, February 2 - 3, 2016.

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Odds and top prop bets kick off for Super Bowl 50 at PlayNow.com

The single largest sports betting event in the world kicks off February 7, 2016 as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.

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BCLC and TRU present Technology and Innovation Speaker Series: Why You Got Hacked

BCLC and Thompson Rivers University are pleased to present the second instalment in the Technology and Innovation Speaker Series, taking place on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

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An estimated $117 million in prizes available to be won over the holidays

You might want to put a lottery ticket or two in a stocking or under the Christmas tree this year because between Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49, there is an estimated $117 million in prizes available to be won!

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Lottery excitement builds with a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

Lotto Max is heating up this holiday season with a $60 million jackpot available on tonight’s draw. Adding to the excitement, players will also have a chance to win one of 21 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each on the December 18, 2015 Lotto Max draw.

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Lotto 6/49 Holiday Super Draw is back this December for two draws

Lotto 6/49 is getting into the holiday spirit, offering a Super Draw on the December 23 and December 26 draws, with five Guaranteed Prize Draws for $1 Million each. These prizes are offered to players in addition to the regular Lotto 6/49 multimillion dollar jackpot on both draws.

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BCLC evaluates five expressions of interest in hosting a gaming facility in Greater Victoria

BCLC has moved into the evaluation phase of its expression of interest process with five out of six local governments, including First Nations, in Greater Victoria now having formally expressed an interest to BCLC in being considered to host a gaming facility in their community.

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Some Gifts Just Aren’t Meant For Kids: Please Give Responsibly

As the holiday season approaches, BCLC is reminding parents and all adults that lottery tickets, including Scratch & Wins, are appropriate only for players 19 years of age or older.

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Upcoming Lotto 6/49 Super Draw will offer 56 Guaranteed Prizes per draw

Lotto 6/49 will offer 56 Guaranteed Prizes on the November 25 and 28 draws. This marks the second time in Lotto 6/49 history where 56 Guaranteed Prizes have been offered on a single draw. The last time this many prizes were offered in the March 2015 Super Draw there were 14 winners from B.C.

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BCLC is alerting players about an online lottery scam

Fraudsters posing as the LOTTO MAX and Lotto 6/49 brands continue to attempt to engage with lottery players online.

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Blue Jays odds-on favourite to win World Series on PlayNow.com

The Toronto Blue Jays are now favourites on PlayNow.com to win the World Series as Major League Baseball Champions with odds of 1.85 to 1. Prior to the start of the season, the odds on the Blue Jays were 29 to 1.

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Lotto 6/49 jackpot soars to historic $64 million

While the leaves and temperature outside might be falling, jackpot fever for Lotto 6/49 is rising. This Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 jackpot is now estimated at $64 million after sales pushed the jackpot to record breaking levels.

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NHL Odds on PlayNow.com for when the puck drops this season

The 2015-16 National Hockey League (NHL) season starts on October 7, 2015 with the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks as equal favourites to win the Stanley Cup at 7/1. PlayNow.com offers hundreds of ways for hockey fans to get in on the action every week.

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BCLC and TRU team up for Technology and Innovation Speaker Series

The exciting world of 3D printing is the focus of the first Technology and Innovation Speaker Series presented by BCLC and Thompson Rivers University on Monday, October 5, 2015.

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BCLC seeks Greater Victoria local governments’ interest in hosting a gaming facility

BCLC is asking select local governments, including First Nations, in Greater Victoria to express their interest in hosting a gaming facility.

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Lottery excitement builds with a record $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

For the first time in Lotto Max history, players will have a chance to win a $60 million jackpot on the September 25, 2015 draw.

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BCLC releases new social responsibility report

BCLC has released its 2014 social responsibility (SR) report.

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Lottery players thanked in BCLC’s version of ‘candid camera’

Imagine this. You’re running errands in Metropolis at Metrotown and you rush into the Lotto Signature Store to purchase your weekly lottery tickets.

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PlayNow.com serves up odds for the U.S. Open

Tennis fans across the globe are eagerly anticipating the start of the U.S. open with qualifying rounds beginning today at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York.

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BCLC celebrates the opening of Cascades Casino Kamloops

BCLC is excited to celebrate with Gateway Casinos and the City of Kamloops the grand opening of Cascades Casino Kamloops. The new casino will officially open its doors to players today.

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Take a swing at the PGA Championship on PlayNow.com

Players are gearing up to take their best swings at golf’s final major of the year, as the PGA Championship tees off, August 13 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin.

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Adams Lake Indian Band hosts B.C’s newest community gaming centre

BCLC is proud to announce the opening of Chances Salmon Arm, in collaboration with Berezan Management and the Adams Lake Indian Band. Chances Salmon Arm will officially open its doors to players on July 20.

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Lottery excitement builds with a record $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

For the first time in Lotto Max history, players will have a chance to win a $55 million jackpot on the July 17, 2015 draw.

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BCLC celebrates 30 years in Kamloops at Midsummer Music Jam

BCLC and the City of Kamloops will host the biggest free outdoor concert of the season featuring hundreds of prizes, free ice cream, entertainment, and of course, music.

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Inaugural sustainability award presented to BCLC at Global Lottery Forum

BCLC has been recognized by La Fleur’s magazine for its work in the area of corporate social responsibility. The inaugural sustainability award was presented to Kevin Gass, BCLC’s vice president of lottery gaming, at La Fleur’s Global Lottery Forum last month at Ryerson University.

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More than $1 Million in jackpots retroactively awarded to nine online players

BCLC is retroactively awarding nine players the progressive jackpots they won on the Wizard of Odds slot game on PlayNow.com between July 16, 2014 to June 10, 2015.

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New Lotto Quick Pick Packages for Lotto 6/49, LOTTO MAX, and BC/49

New and improved Lotto Quick Pick Packages will be available in retail as of July 13, 2015. Changes to the packages have been made in response to feedback BCLC received from both players and retailers.

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One of four winning tickets for $50 Million jackpot sold in Delta

Lotto Max players in B.C. should be checking their numbers this week because one of the winning tickets for the jackpot in the June 5 draw was sold in B.C

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2015 Women’s World Cup kicks off at PlayNow.com

Excitement continues to build in Vancouver with Team Canada’s first game for the Women’s World Cup scheduled for Saturday, June 6 against Team China.

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BCLC names new executive members based in Kamloops

BCLC President & CEO Jim Lightbody announced executive appointments today.

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More time to play Lotto 6/49, BC/49, Lotto Max and Extra

Starting July 15, 2015, lottery players will have more time to purchase tickets for Lotto 6/49, BC/49, Lotto Max, and Extra thanks to a ticket purchase cut-off extension from 6pm (PT) to 7:30pm (PT).

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Lottery fever heats up with $100 million in Lotto Max prizes!

It’s not quite summer yet, but Lotto Max is heating up. Players will have a chance to win a $50 million jackpot and 50 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each on the May 29 Lotto Max draw.

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$94 Million in lottery prizes up for grabs

Excitement continues to build for lottery players as a whopping $94 million in prizes is on the table to be won.

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Upcoming May Lotto 6/49 Super Draw offers two additional Guaranteed $1 Million Prizes

Lotto 6/49 will offer two additional Guaranteed Prizes on the May 9 draw.

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Myth-busting and education the focus of responsible gambling week in Langley

BCLC and the Province of British Columbia, in cooperation with Gateway Casinos and the City of Langley, have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.

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Awareness week brings gambling education to Victoria

BCLC and the Province of British Columbia, in cooperation with Great Canadian Gaming Corporation have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. The week engages the whole community in activities designed to raise awareness of responsible gambling practices, April 19-25, 2015.

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Responsible gambling week aims to educate and raise awareness in Vernon

BCLC and the Province of British Columbia, in cooperation with Gateway Casinos have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. The week engages the whole community in activities designed to raise awareness of responsible gambling practices, April 12-18, 2015.

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BCLC’s Kamloops head office economic impact more than $1 billion over 30 years

A Thompson Rivers University (TRU) study released today estimates BCLC’s head office has had an economic impact of $1.1 billion on the community of Kamloops since it opened on April 1, 1985.

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Jim Lightbody appointed BCLC President & CEO

The Board of Directors of BCLC has announced the appointment of Jim Lightbody as BCLC’s President and Chief Executive Officer, based in Kamloops.

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Upcoming Lotto 6/49 Super Draws to offer 56 guaranteed prizes

Lotto 6/49 will offer 56 guaranteed prizes on the March 18 and 21 draws.

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$50 million winning Lotto Max ticket presented to BCLC

The $50 million winning ticket for the March 14, 2014 Lotto Max draw was presented to BCLC today.

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Responsible gambling week raises awareness in Kamloops

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Kamloops engages the whole community in activities aimed at raising awareness of responsible gambling practices and the resources available to address problem gambling, March 8-14, 2015.

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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week kicks off in Richmond

BCLC, the Province of British Columbia, the City of Richmond, and River Rock Casino Resort have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week for the second year in a row.

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BCLC's GameSense goes international

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has announced it is adopting BCLC’s GameSense into their responsible gambling...

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PlayNow.com releases full list of Super Bowl and Oscar odds

With two major entertainment events in the next few weeks, PlayNow.com has released their annual lists of Super Bowl and Academy Awards betting favourites.

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Community sponsorship for health and wellness recipients announced

BCLC is pleased to announce the six recipients of the Community Sponsorship for Health and Wellness.

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Bigger LOTTO MAX jackpots coming soon

Starting July 17, 2015, the LOTTO MAX jackpot cap will increase from $50 million to $60 million.

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BCLC accepts all recommendations of Crown Review

BCLC’s Board Chair and Interim President and CEO have accepted all 25 recommendations of the Government of British Columbia’s Internal Audit and Advisory Services Review of BCLC.

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Lottery stocking stuffers are not for kids

The holiday season is fast approaching and as you’re thinking about the perfect gift for someone, BCLC would like to send an important reminder that lottery tickets, including scratch and wins, are only for players 19 years of age or older.

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BCLC statement regarding former President & CEO, Michael Graydon

BCLC has issued a statement regarding former President & CEO, Michael Graydon.

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BCLC Statement re Haghdust v. British Columbia Lottery

BCLC has reviewed the decision in this case and appreciates Mr. Justice Savage’s careful consideration in this matter.

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BCLC’s Midsummer Music Jam rocks Kamloops July 30

Celebrate Music in the Park with free ice cream, free concert and free prizes.

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BCLC Statements regarding the Review of Michael Graydon’s Resignation from BCLC

BCLC has issued the following statements regarding the audit into the resignation of Michael Graydon:

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An extra guaranteed $1 million prize every Lotto 6/49 draw in June

Every Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in June gives players the chance to win an extra $1 million on the Guaranteed Prize Draw.

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BCLC withdraws slots from Newton Bingo

In March 2014, BCLC announced the decision to discontinue a conversion of Newton Bingo Country into a community gaming centre after determining the location did not satisfy BCLC’s vision to offer outstanding gaming and entertainment.

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Scratch & Win birthday gift exceeds expectations

William Graham of Prince George was happy when the Set for Life lottery ticket his daughter gave him for his birthday won a Free Play. Now he’s over the moon after the second ticket proved to be big winner and Graham is now $675,000 richer!

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BCLC reduces costs company-wide and positions company for future growth

BCLC has reduced operating expenditures in order to position the corporation to sustain current net income and deliver maximum value for British Columbians into the future.

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BCLC withdraws Newton gaming facility plan

Slots to be removed from Newton Bingo Country: BCLC has made the decision to discontinue plans for converting Newton Bingo Country into a community gaming centre. BCLC will continue to offer bingo at the location and work with Gateway to discontinue the slot operations by May 15, 2014.

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Blood donor gets ‘Extra’ thanks

When she heard the winning jingle and saw the look on the retailer’s face, Elaine Fitch knew she must have won something. But when she saw the number $500,000 she thought she’d been ‘Punk’d’ and looked around in disbelief expecting cameras and friends to admit their joke. But it was no joke.

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Lotto Max excitement hits B.C. with $100 million in prizes!

Excitement continues to build among lottery players as LOTTO MAX prizes grow to record levels. This is the fourth time in Canadian history that a lottery prize pool has reached this level, tipping the scales at $100 million.

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Routine pays off as Vernon couple discover $1 million lottery win

The Saturday morning routine for Vernon couple Ron and Donna Ritchie usually involves coffee, a trip to Safeway to check the previous night’s lottery draw and then a grocery shop.

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Tales from the Brier Patch – The final sweep

Our volunteers finished up the Brier with the smiles they started with, having traded pins, made new friends and gotten first-hand experience of what it means to ‘Hurry Hard”… when pulling a pint of course!

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Jackpot Alert: An estimated $90 Million in prizes available to be won

Friday’s LOTTO MAX jackpot is AN ESTIMATED $50 Million + 30 MAXMILLIONS (est.) and lotto 6/49 has reached an estimated $5 million plus the 5 guaranteed $1 MILLION super draw

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Tales from the Brier Patch – Time honoured traditions

Fifteen BCLC employees are volunteering at the event on their own time, each contributing approximately 25 hours to be a part of this exciting event in Kamloops.

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Tales from the Brier Patch – Off-ice fashion

Today our volunteers came across some interesting and meaningful fashion accessories.

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Tales from the Brier Patch – The Friendliest Fans in Sport?

Today our volunteers wonder if curling fans are the friendliest sports fans in Canada.

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B.C. Supreme Court Decision RE: Joyce Ross Voluntary Self-Exclusion Case

Following today’s delivery of the B.C. Supreme Court’s decision in the Joyce Ross vs. BCLC, Orangeville Raceways Ltd. a Great Canadian affiliate (Fraser Downs) and Gateway Casinos (Langley Cascades Casino), BCLC has prepared the following public statement:

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Tales from the Brier Patch – Trading Pins Equals New Friends

As the Brier sweeps on and the pin swaps continue so do the stories from our volunteers!

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Tales from the Brier Patch – Opening Weekend

BCLC is a community partner of the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier, in partnership with Gateway’s Lake City Casino Kamloops. The Brier is an event owned and operated by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Curling Fever Sweeps BCLC

The time has come to separate back into our provincial alliances and hit the ice once again competing to take home the Brier Tankard at the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier Championship.

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Myth-busting and education the focus of responsible gambling week in Vernon

BCLC, the City of Vernon, the Social Planning Council of the North Okanagan and the Province of British Columbia have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.

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Responsible gambling week raises awareness in Prince George

BCLC, the United Way of Northern B.C., Treasure Cove Casino and the Province of British Columbia have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. The week engages the whole community in activities designed to raise awareness of responsible gambling practices, February 23 – March 1, 2014.

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BCLC’s service plan approved

BCLC’s 2014/15–2016/17 Service Plan outlines our plans and strategies to deliver sustainable and growing revenues to the Province of British Columbia while creating memorable entertainment experiences for our players over the next three years.

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Responsible gambling week in Richmond dispels myths and raises awareness

BCLC is partnering with the City of Richmond and the B.C. Responsible and Problem Gambling Program to bring the community its first Responsible Gambling and Awareness Week. Activities and events throughout Richmond will focus on raising awareness about responsible gambling practices, February 16 - 22, 2014.

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Education and awareness at the forefront of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

BCLC is partnering with the Province of British Columbia, View Royal Casino, and the WestShore Chamber of Commerce to raise awareness about responsible gambling this week in Greater Victoria. Events will be aimed at educating the community on responsible gambling practices, February 9-15, 2014.

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New sponsorship highlights community health and wellness

BCLC has announced the Community Sponsorship for Health and Wellness as part of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Langley.

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Responsible gambling week in Langley aims to raise awareness

BCLC and the Province of British Columbia are partnering with the City of Langley to host Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. From February 2 to 8, 2014 activities designed to raise awareness of responsible gambling practices and the services available to help those who may be challenged with a gambling problem will take place throughout the community.

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New interim CEO appointed to BCLC

Bud Smith, Chair of BCLC’s Board of Directors announced that the Board of Directors has received and accepted a letter of resignation from President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Graydon, to pursue an opportunity in the private sector after almost six years with BCLC.

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Super Bowl XLVIII odds and top prop bets on PlayNow.com

The single largest sports betting event in the world kicks off this weekend as the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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New Horizons Conference highlights British Columbia’s commitment to responsible gambling

The Province of British Columbia and BCLC reaffirmed their commitment to advance understanding of responsible gambling at the opening of the New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference today.

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Myth-busting and education the focus of responsible gambling week in Kamloops

BCLC, the City of Kamloops and the Province of British Columbia have partnered for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. The week engages the whole community in activities designed to raise awareness of...

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Ready to Rock with a Grand Opening

Tonight, Canada's one and only Hard Rock Casino is hosting its highly anticipated grand opening with chart-topping entertainment and facility-wide celebration.

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Lotto Max Fever Grips B.C. with $100 Million in Prizes!

LOTTO MAX fever continues to spread across Canada. Players have until 6 p.m. Friday, December 20, for a chance to win the $50 million LOTTO MAX jackpot as well as 50 MAXMILLION prizes of $1 million each.

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Stuff Stockings Responsibly: Lottery Tickets Are Not For Kids

As we all begin gearing up for the holiday season, BCLC wishes to share an important reminder that all lottery tickets, including scratch and wins, are appropriate only for players 19 years of age or older.

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BC hits the jackpot in last night's lotto max draw

British Columbians should be checking their Lotto Max tickets today. A ticket worth $25 million was sold in...

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Maple Ridge Community Gaming Centre Celebrates Grand Opening

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and BCLC are pleased to officially welcome players to Chances Maple Ridge.

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BCLC hits the button for 2014 Tim Hortons Brier in Kamloops

As a local sponsor and official Community Partner for the 2014 Brier, BCLC is already stepping up...

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BCLC Becomes Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 Canada Winter Games' Festival's Main Stage

The 2015 Canada Winter Games is pleased to announce that BCLC has joined the team as an Official Sponsor!

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Guaranteed $1 million prize winner every draw on new Lotto 6/49!

Canada’s oldest and best known lottery game is getting even better. Starting September 15, 2013, Lotto 6/49 players have more ways to win...

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BCLC returns more than $1 billion to British Columbians

BCLC’s latest annual report recognizes an increase in net income due to strong cost management. In 2012/13, BCLC earned $1.128 billion in net...

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BCLC employees highly engaged for fourth consecutive year

Every year we ask our staff to give us their observations of working at BCLC. For the fourth year in a row, employees have indicated they are very much engaged at work with an 82 per cent engagement level.

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Lotto 6/49 is getting a makeover in fall 2013

LOTTO 6/49 is getting ready for a makeover. Starting in September 2013, LOTTO 6/49 will offer Canadian lottery players a new $1 million prize that’s guaranteed...

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Three winning tickets for Lotto 6/49 record-breaking jackpot sold in B.C.

Three of four winning lottery tickets sold in Canada for the record-breaking Lotto 6/49 jackpot were in B.C.

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Biggest Lotto 6/49 jackpot in Canadian history up for grabs

With no winner on last night’s draw, Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 jackpot is an estimated $55 million, the biggest Lotto 6/49 jackpot in Canadian history.

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BCLC invests $2M to develop gambling research centre

BCLC and the Government of B.C. have announced a $2-million investment to develop a major new Centre for Gambling Research.

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BCLC-powered PlayNow.com launches in Manitoba

Canada’s regulated online gambling network has reached a milestone with BCLC-powered PlayNow.com launching in Manitoba.

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Lottery products: a joy to give, but not to kids

As the holiday season approaches, BCLC reminds gift givers to use their “GameSense” and only give lottery tickets to players 19 years of age or older.

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Chances Chilliwack Official Opening

On November 2, 2012, the brand new Chances Chilliwack will open its doors to the public.

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Playtime Nanaimo Bingo closes its doors

On October 27, Playtime Nanaimo Bingo closes the doors on its bingo facility in Nanaimo's downtown core.

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New Lotto Signature Store enhances player experience

BCLC has opened the doors on a new Lotto Signature Store for players.

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BCLC hosts first annual New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference

When it comes to gambling, how do you balance entertainment value and social responsibility? Join internationally renowned experts in...

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Lotto 6/49 brings back $100,000 A Year For Life Bonus

Lotto 6/49 players will have more chances to win this September, with the return of the $100,000 A Year For Life Bonus draw.

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LOTTO MAX SHINES WITH ANOTHER $50 MILLION JACKPOT

Friday's LOTTO MAX draw is $50 million plus an estimated two MAXMILLION prizes of $1 million are up for grabs.

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