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Richmond Lotto 6/49 ticket scores $5 million jackpot

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 10:40 PST, Mon December 5, 2022

The holiday season is a little merrier for a Lotto 6/49 ticketholder who bought a ticket in Richmond for Saturday night’s draw.

The Richmond Lotto 6/49 ticket was the only one in Canada with the winning numbers of 4, 18, 26, 36, 41, and 42 to claim the classic $5 million jackpot. 

This marks the fifth time this year that a Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in B.C. has won the jackpot. The odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 jackpot are one in 13,983,816.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward and claim their prize. The 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.

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players redeemed more than $101 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. (PST). The Gold Ball Draw is a guaranteed prize draw where players will win either the guaranteed prize of $1 million, or the growing Gold Ball Jackpot that starts at $10 million. The classic jackpot offers a prize that is always $5 million. 

Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at Players can now check their lottery tickets anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android devices.

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