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Unclaimed Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million expires next month
BCLC urges Vancouver Island residents to check their tickets By Kate Northrop The expiration date for an unclaimed Guaranteed Prize Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million is fast approaching, giving the prospective winner just a little over one month to claim the big prize. The British Columbia Lottery encouraged residents from the northern Vancouver Island region to check their numbers for the drawing on March 18, 2020. The region includes, but is not limited to, municipalities like Alert ...
Feb 3, 2021, 11:37 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian siblings split $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize
I thought somebody was playing a joke! By Kate Northrop A brother and sister from Alberta, Canada, were both skeptical when they scanned their lottery ticket and found that it was the winner of a $1 million (US$766,270) Lotto 6/49 prize for the Guaranteed Prize Draw on Nov. 4. Guaranteed Prize Draw is a $1 million bonus raffle drawing that all Lotto 6/49 tickets are automatically entered into each drawing. David and Betty Holst could not believe their luck, so much so that they eac ...
Nov 18, 2020, 3:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Trick-or-Treat! Canadian co-workers score $6 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Halloween
The holiday has never been sweeter for these lucky winners By Kate Northrop A group of co-workers didn't have to go trick-or-treating this Halloween to get the sweetest reward of them all a Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $6 million (US$4.6 million). Monday, the British Columbia Lottery sat down with Heewon (Theresa) Choi of Coquitlam to discuss what it was like to discover that she and her group held the lone winning lottery ticket for the Lotto 6/49 draw on Sat., Oct. 31. Choi, the design ...
Nov 10, 2020, 1:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian player splits jackpot with himself after buying two identical lottery tickets
An unintentional purchase turned out to be a happy accident By Kate Northrop A player from Alberta, Canada, accidentally purchased two Lotto 6/49 tickets that had the same exact numbers, but he's not sweating the trivial amount he spent on that extra ticket. Instead, he won the entire $5 million (US$3.8 million) jackpot, split into an identical pair of $2.5 million (US$1.9 million) jackpots. Andrew Burke of Calmar mistakenly bought two matching lottery tickets for the Wed., Sept. 16 Lot ...
Oct 21, 2020, 6:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian couple claim second-largest jackpot in NL province
Winners purposefully waited to check tickets to avoid disappointment, but were met with a much bigger shock By Kate Northrop A couple from Newfoundland and Labrador now possess the bragging rights to claiming the second-largest jackpot in the province's history $18.2 million (US$13.6 million). After the Atlantic Lottery announced that the Sat. Sept. 12 Lotto 6/49 jackpot had been won by a lone ticket sold in St. John's, players were kept on their toes while rumors about who won the jack ...
Sep 28, 2020, 2:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Canada lotteries changing biggest games to computerized drawings
Random number generators will be used for Lotto Max and Lotto 649 after May 14 Starting mid-May, players of Canada's two largest multi-province lottery games will no longer be able to rely on real lottery ball drawings to choose the winning numbers. Instead, the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation will retire the lottery balls that generate the winning numbers for Lotto Max and Lotto 649 on May 14, moving to a computer program called a random number generator. They're part of our histo ...
Apr 24, 2019, 6:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian businessman named $33 million lottery winner
He was checking his lottery ticket before a Sunday drive up the Bruce Peninsula to look at cottages he and his family dreamed of buying. It was a good time to check the ticket. Jason Goreski, a 48-year-old father of two from Owen Sound, Ontario, won just shy of $33.4 million (US$25.2 million) in the Feb 2 Lotto 6/49 draw, Ontario's gaming operator announced Monday. When I noticed I had matched four numbers in a row, I started to shake, he said in a news release from the Ontario Lottery ...
Feb 13, 2019, 8:54 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian man wins $16M, then finishes grocery shopping
Calgarian Alfonso Buonomo's first reaction to learning he'd won a Lotto 6/49 windfall was to go grocery shopping. Now, he can go shopping with $16.3 million, the biggest Lotto 6/49 win in the city in six years. When Buonomo checked his $4 lottery ticket for the Jan. 2 draw, at the Creekside Co-op gas bar at 11994 Symons Valley Rd. N.W. where he purchased it, he had a hard time believing he was a millionaire many times over. I actually thought the prize amount was a bar code number when ...
Feb 8, 2019, 9:38 am - Lottery News forum

After fire destroys family home, couple wins $1M lottery prize
A man who has spent the last two years rebuilding his fire-ravaged home can finally finish the project after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot. Bill Pendergast has spent the last two years rebuilding his home, which burnt down when a wildfire raged through Fort McMurray, Alberta. Now, he is $1 million richer and able to finish restoring his family home thanks to the Atlantic Lottery. Pendergast, 50, bought the $3 Lotto 6/49 ticket earlier this month when he stopped at the local convenie ...
Feb 15, 2018, 10:01 am - Lottery News forum

Ontario Lottery awards man half of $6.1M lottery prize with remainder in legal limbo
An Ontario man who parted ways with his live-in girlfriend after winning the lottery has been awarded half of the disputed $6.1 million Lotto 6/49 prize. But the rest of the cash bonanza remains in legal limbo. Maurice Thibeault arrived at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s Toronto prize centre holding one of the two winning tickets in the Sept. 20 jackpot, worth $12.2 million. But before the Chatham resident could collect the money, his former girlfriend Denise Robertson, 46, obtai ...
Dec 5, 2017, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

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