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


B.C. is home to another national jackpot winner: A single ticket purchased in Nanaimo matched all six numbers in the Wednesday August 21 Lotto 6/49 draw worth a cool $5 million, the same day that B.C.’s largest-ever lottery prize was claimed.

BCLC will announce the specific retail location in Nanaimo that sold the winning $5-million ticket after the ticket holder visits one of BCLC’s designated prize claim locations. All lottery winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize; learn more about how to claim a Lotto prize here.

So far in 2019, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $61 million in prize winning Lotto 6/49 tickets. Anyone can win, and #youcouldbenext! Watch some amazing lottery winner stories at

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PT). Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices.

Say ‘Yes’ to the Extra for the chance to win up to $500,000. Extra is available with Daily Grand, Lotto 6/49, Lotto Max, and BC/49 at any BCLC lottery retailer or at Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS or Android devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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