$7M winning lotto ticket sold in B.C.
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March 12, 2017 - 10:15 AM
VANCOUVER - A lucky lottery player who bought a Lotto 6/49 ticket in Chilliwack is now $7 million dollars richer.
The player matched six numbers to take home the jackpot. A $500,000 extra on the same draw was won by someone who purchased a ticket in the Peace River south region, according to a release from BCLC.
It's been a wealthy weekend for a few gamblers in the province. These 6/49 wins come after a Lotto Max ticket bought in Burnaby won Friday's draw jackpot of $25.9 million.
The Thompson-Okanagan is home to a fair amount of lottery winners. Click here to read about all the winners in the region.
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