Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $5 million won in Richmond
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It was the fifth 6/49 jackpot win in B.C. this year
Somebody in Richmond is about to get an early Christmas present.
A ticket for Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 draw purchased there matched all six winning numbers for the classic $5-million jackpot: 4, 18, 26, 36, 41 and 42.
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It was the fifth 6/49 jackpot win in B.C. this year.
The winner or winners have a year to claim the prize after the Dec. 3 draw date. B.C. Lottery Corp. doesn’t reveal the exact retail location until after a prize is claimed.
The national lottery game is drawn every Wednesday and Saturday, and now includes a “gold ball” draw that guarantees $1 million, with a prize starting at $10 million that continues to grow until the gold ball is drawn. It sits at a potential $30 million to the winner for Wednesday’s draw.
Tickets can be purchased at retailers everywhere and online at playnow.com.