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Lake Country woman wins $1-Million on Lotto Max ticket bought in Vernon

Darryl Brown plans to spend 2022 checking off her bucket-list travel destinations after discovering she won a $1 million Maxmillions prize during the June 11, 2021 Lotto Max draw.
August 03, 2021 - 10:28 AM

A Lake Country woman plans to spend 2022 checking off her bucket-list travel destinations after winning a $1 million Maxmillions prize in the June 11, Lotto Max draw.

“I used the Lotto! app and couldn’t believe it,” Darryl Brown said after checking her ticket at home. “I checked it again, and again, and again.”

Brown purchased her ticket at 7-Eleven on 39th Avenue in Vernon and said her husband was the first person who learned about her win.

“I showed my husband and he said ‘someone is messing with you. This can’t be real,'" she said. "He still doesn’t completely believe it."

First on her travel itinerary is Amsterdam, but first she will be turning her focus closer to home,  having a barbecue with friends and family to celebrate her life-changing win and also helping out her family.

Until then just the notion that she's become a millionaire is overwhelming. She described her general feelings as “Disbelief. Excitement.“

So far in 2021, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $100 million in winnings from Lotto Max. 

Lotto Max is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays after 7:30 p.m. Check for more information.


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