BC Player Claims $2.5 Million Lotto 6/49 Prize with Winning Online Ticket

Someone residing in the province of British Columbia has become the newest multi-millionaire in the region.

Online purchase of a Lotto 6/49 ticket for the draw that took place on Wednesday night has resulted in a perfect match with all six winning numbers.

The fortunate ticket holds a value of $2.5 million, as the $5 million classic jackpot was shared with a winning ticket purchased in Ontario.

The B.C. Lottery Corporation has revealed that the ticket was bought online through PlayNow.com.

The winning combination consisted of the numbers 2, 3, 6, 7, 17, and 27. The probability of securing a 6/49 classic jackpot stands at one in 13,983,816.

All recipients of lottery prizes have a 52-week window from the date of the draw, as indicated on their ticket, to claim their winnings.

During this summer, a few residents of British Columbia celebrated significant victories in the lottery.

Kenneth Ramos from Surrey secured a prize of $500,000 in the August 8 Lotto Max drawing, while Beverley Magill of Armstrong also obtained the same amount in the July 25 Lotto Max drawing.

Donald MacEwan of Fort St. John likewise won $500,000 from a scratch-and-win ticket acquired at a convenience store. Additionally, the Vernon couple, Montana Lowley and Jason Campeau, gained $100,000 from another scratch-and-win ticket.

Diana Braathen, residing in Vancouver, also experienced a win of $1 million from the July 25 Lotto Max draw.

Furthermore, the BCLC has issued a notice that the deadline is approaching for a winning lottery ticket purchased in Maple Ridge. This Lotto 6/49 ticket holds a value of $1 million and must be claimed by September 28.

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