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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.

Scramstad purchased his ticket, folded it, put it in his pocket and then forgot about it. “I was getting coffee on my lunch break, saw my lottery ticket and decided to scan it,” said Scramstad. “When it said a million dollars, I went back to my van to double and triple check the numbers on the Lotto! App." Realizing he really was a winner, he waited until his wife had finished work and called her to share the news. “We both just started screaming with excitement,” he added.

As the big win continues to sink in, Scramstad is relocating to the B.C. Interior with his family, where he says the prize money will allow him to live his dream. “I have always wanted a house or a boat on the lake,” he said. “It will make life less stressful and allow me to enjoy time with my family.” Future plans also include a trip to Disneyland to celebrate.

The Strawberry Hill Town Pantry in Surrey sold the winning ticket. 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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