Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Penticton worth $1 million

Someone who purchased a lotto 6/49 ticket in Penticton won a million dollars in the Saturday, May 30, 2015 draw.
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PENTICTON - Someone who bought a Lotto 6/49 ticket in Penticton is going to be doing a happy dance soon.

The B.C. Lottery Corporation reports the $1-million winner in the guaranteed prize of the Saturday, May 30, draw purchased their ticket in Penticton.

The winner with the exact match to the winning number — 03362986-03 — will take home the big prize. Only the exact 10-digit match will win the prize and the odds of which are variable depending on the number of $3 plays issued for that draw, according to the lottery corporation website.

Last year, $580,533,818 in prizes were won in B.C. In the past two months several big wins have come out of the Okanagan, including Margaret and Albert Greening of Vernon who won $5,827,989 in the April 1, 2015 Lotto 6/49 draw, a $1-million MaxMillions winner from Enderby last week and a $500,000 winner last week.

If you aren't holding the winning ticket, keep an eye on the B.C. Lottery Corporation’s winners page to see if your neighbour won.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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