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$50K lottery prize for Kamloops couple goes toward mortgage

Hardy Spitman and Frances Perszon of Kamloops have over $50,000 to put toward their mortgage after they won big on the Aug. 28, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw.
September 20, 2021 - 2:27 PM

A Kamloops couple will pay down a big chunk of their mortgage after a Lotto 6/49 win.

Hardy Spitman and Frances Perszon of Kamloops won $51,451 after matching five out of six numbers on their lottery ticket, according to a B.C. Lottery Corporation press release.

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“Fran checked the numbers on her cell phone and then we realized we won,” Spitman said in the release. “It was great to see more than a free play when checking on the app.”

They purchased the ticket from Aberdeen Hills Petro Canada.

“We play to dream. You can only win if you buy a ticket,” Perszon said.

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