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$500,000 Extra winner to turn dreams into reality


Leslie Manton of Lake Cowichan is ready to pursue his dreams after winning $500,000 playing the Extra on the October 13, 2017 Lotto Max draw.

“We can do a lot with that money,” smiled Manton. “It opens a window of opportunities, and that it’s a new future for me and my wife.”

For Manton, this new future includes pursuing the things he’s most passionate about.

“I love to garden so I’m buying myself a greenhouse,” laughed Manton. “I plan to travel more, and go to England to watch my beloved Manchester United football club play!”

The winning ticket was purchased on 

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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 and Android devices. 

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