British Columbia has a new lottery multi-millionaire, informs the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. According to the Crown agency, a Lotto Max player from the province, who has purchased a ticket on PlayNow.com, has been drawn as the sole winner of a CA$30.8 million jackpot. The winner’s lucky numbers were 07, 12, 14, 18, 46, 47 and 49.
The BCLC is a state-run Crown corporation that offers responsible but fun gambling and lottery products to the province. Besides retail offerings, the Crown also boats a tremendous online catalogue on its official PlayNow platform, where players can purchase lottery tickets and anticipate the two weekly draws for the nation-wide Lotto Max.
Looking for the Big Winner
Last Friday’s round of Lotto Max has determined that the next big lottery millionaire is based in British Columbia. Currently, the name of the winner remains unknown, but according to the Crown agency, their winning numbers were 07, 12, 14, 18, 46, 47 and 49. In addition to that, the BCLC informed that the winner has purchased an online ticket for the July 8 draw on PlayNow.com.
Lotto Max is drawn twice per week, once on Tuesday and once on Friday, and the maximum size of the jackpot can reach the whooping CA$70 million. And according to BCLC data, the odds of winning the main prize are 1 in 33,294,800 per CA$5 entry. The winner now has up to 52 weeks to contact the agency and claim their life-changing prize.
So far this year, local lottery players have snatched more than CA$64 million in winnings in Lotto Max cash prizes. Most recently, the BCLC has revealed two more winnings from the game in the province. Danielle Warren from Langley won a cool CA$500,000, while Coquitlam local Adriana Miklosikova and her nursing colleagues, who have won the impressive CA$256,051.80
The largest lottery win in the province of B.C. goes to the Burnaby local, Christine Lauzon, who in September 2021 won the mind-blowing CA$70 million from Lotto Max. Her ticket was drawn as the winning one in the September 28 2021 round of the nation-wide lottery game. She plans to share the money with her loved one, and consider other options for spending the heavy windfall.
Ontario Confirms Lotto 6/49 Winning Ticket
In the meantime, Ontario is also on the lookout for a major lottery winner. Most recently the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation revealed that a Scarborough ticket holder has won a Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth CA$20 million. The winner of this prize also has up to 52 weeks to contact the OLG and book an appointment to claim the hefty payout.
However, that is not all of the Lotto 6/49 winnings, as the OLG has also confirmed winning tickets of just over CA$121,000 that have been sold in Unionville and Kitchener. In addition to that, a winning Encore ticket with a CA$100,000 prize has been drawn in Mississauga. The next draw for Lotto 6/49 is on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
Source: “B.C. Has a New Multi-Millionaire After $30.8-Million Lotto Max Jackpot Won on PlayNow.com”, BCLC, July 9, 2022