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Jackpot! Lotto 6/49 ticket sold in Aldergrove wins $4.2 million

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January 24, 2021 - 10:56 AM

If you bought a Lotto 6/49 ticket in Aldergrove has won big, you may just be $4.2 million richer.

One ticket matching all six numbers was purchased in Aldergrove and another was bought Quebec. Once they split the $8 million jackpot they'll get $4.2 million apiece.

The six winning numbers were 5, 17, 21, 29, 41, and 43.

Also winning big in B.C., a ticket bought in North Vancouver has won the $1 million Guaranteed Prize.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize. The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winners’ name(s) will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim their prize.

The odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816.

In 2020, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $106 million in winnings from Lotto 6/49. Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m.

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