It is no secret that Lotto 6/49 is a fan-favorite lottery game among Canadians, due to its more than generous rewards. But the British Columbia Lottery Corporation is still looking for the Lotto 6/49 ticket winner, who has not shown up just yet. He or she must collect their reward of a total of CA$1,000,000, before it expires in March 2021.
There is still plenty of time, but the corporation urges all its players to always carefully check all of their tickets. The winning ticket was purchased in the Northern Vancouver Island region of B.C, and the winner must collect their winnings before midnight of March 18, 2021.
March 18, 2020 Lotto 6/49 draw
The winning Lotto 6/49 ticket was drawn on March 18, 2020, and it has the number 19117903-02 printed on it. The B.C. corporation reminds players that the Guaranteed Prize Draw number is located below the main set of six numbers. Players can also check if they are in possession of a winning ticket by checking their ticket on BCLC Lotto! Official app.
Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Coal Harbour, and Port McNeill among the municipalities that are in the North Island region, so if you live in any of the areas you might as well check your Lotto 6/49 tickets. It must be mentioned that all lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date to collect their winnings, otherwise, the ticket will expire and will be ineligible for the reward.
The location of purchase and the name of the winner will be announced as soon as he or she claims the CA$ 1 million prize, which must occur be before March 18, 2021. Throughout 2020, the BCLC has given around CA$691 million in lottery prizes alone, and the corporation is looking for a way to add another million to last year’s statistics.
Lotto 6/49 Winning Ticket Worth CA$4.2 million
BCLC announced that a Lotto 6/49 ticket has been sold in Aldergrove, and the winner must come forward and collect their prize of CA$4.2 million. The Aldergrove winner won half of the CA$8 million jackpot from the January 24 draw, and the other half of the jackpot was won by a Quebec citizen. The numbers that were drawn were 5, 17, 21, 29, 41, and 43.
Earlier this January, Loto-Québec put an end to their search for the winner of the CA$1,000,000 ticket, who had run out of time to collect their prize. The winner of the Quebec MAX ticket was drawn on July 5, 2019, with lucky numbers of 2, 9, 10, 16, 25, 29, and 49. Usually, the winner has to collect their rewards in 52 weeks, but due to the unprecedented situation, Loto-Québec extended the deadline by 6 more months, unfortunately, the winner never showed up.
The Next Ontario Millionaire
Ontario Lottery Gaming is looking for their latest Lotto 6/49 millionaire after Ontario ticket-holder has won CA$8,730,601 by guessing right the numbers – 4, 8, 18, 24, 31, 32, and 40 as a bonus number. The lucky player must contact the corporation to receive their winnings, but it must be done before the 52-week deadline. Whoever is the winner, his life will be changed forever.
“$1 Million Unclaimed Lotto 6/49 Ticket Purchased on Vancouver Island Set to Expire in March 2021“, BCLC, January 28, 2021