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Langley couple living the ‘surreal’ life with $7 million Lotto 6/49 win


Richard Bourgeois and Michelle Wishard haven’t left ‘Cloud 6/49’ since finding out they won $7 million on the March 11, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“I was checking the ticket online and saw we had one number. Then two and then all six,” exclaimed Bourgeois. “This is just surreal and unbelievable!”

The Langley couple plans to travel around Canada, buy a new truck and a new home.

However, they’re most excited about ‘playing it forward’ and sharing their winnings with loved ones.

“Richard’s helping his family and I’m going to take care of my three kids,” smiled Wishard. “This is amazing!”

The winning ticket was purchased at the Save on Foods on Yale Road in Chilliwack.

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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 devices. Learn more about the BCLC Lotto! App here.

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