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Shopping spree planned for Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed $1 million prize winners


Lotto 6/49 has given a Princeton couple a million reasons to smile after they became the latest winners of the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize on Lotto 6/49.

Husband and wife, George and Gail Fidler, have regularly played Lotto 6/49 together ‎for more than 30 years. 

George was buying gas at the Princeton Husky when he grabbed a quick pick Double Dip ticket – which includes Lotto 6/49, BC49 and the Extra. He put the ticket in his wallet and forgot about it until the next day.

During morning coffee, George checked his numbers and realized that after 30 years of checking to see if he had hit the jackpot, today was the big day.

“I ran outside to tell my wife that we had just won a million dollars,” said George. “She didn’t believe it and had to come see for herself.”

Once they both confirmed the win, the Fidler 's gave each other a big hug and Gail announced: “I am going shopping!”

The Fidler’s feel very blessed and will be sharing some of their winnings with close family. They also plan on treating themselves to a new car.

The winning ticket was purchased at Husky in Princeton, B.C.

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 6 p.m. (PT). Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at

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