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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.

Varsava learned of his win after scanning his ticket on a tablet, using the Lotto! app. “I was in shock,” exclaimed Varsava. “I double checked the numbers online to make sure it was real.”

The win will allow Varsava to retire with ease and spend more time with his family, doing the things he loves. “I like to go dirt biking, I have three motorcycles – it’s really fun for me.”  

Varsava is also looking forward to buying a new car. “Right now our car has a blown engine, so this means we can buy a brand new car and forget about our engine woes,” he said.

The 7-Eleven on 88th Avenue in Langley sold the winning Lotto Max ticket.

This Friday’s Lotto Max Jackpot is an estimated $55 Million with an additional estimated 14 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each. Players can purchase Lotto Max tickets at any BCLC lottery retailer or on until 7:30 p.m. (PDT) every Friday evening.

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.

Every time someone purchases a lottery ticket in B.C., it funds programs across the province. Learn more here.

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