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B.C. man wins lottery for second time in four years

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July 03, 2020 - 10:47 AM

A B.C. man may be the luckiest lottery prize winner ever.

David O’Brien, from Burnaby, took home the June 20, Lotto 6/49 $1 million Guaranteed Prize, saying winning feels “mind boggling,” according to the B.C. Lottery Corporation in a news release. O'Brien won $5 million playing Lotto 6/49 on May 4, 2016, when he matched all six numbers to win the jackpot.

"O’Brien purchased his latest winning ticket at a 7-Eleven Store on Kingsway Street in Burnaby, has played Lotto 6/49 for as long as he can remember. He said his wife didn’t believe him when he broke the good news," according to the news release. They celebrated over cake and coffee the night he learned he’d won.

He plans to travel to India with his second big win, he said in the release.

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Game Sense website.

 


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