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Clock ticking on Vancouver Island to claim 6/49 ticket

Purchased in Northern Vancouver Island | Expires March 18, 2021

Thursday January 28, 2021 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC

by Mary P Brooke, editor | Island Social Trends

Time remains but is quickly running out for the holder(s) of a winning $1 million Guaranteed Prize Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in the northern Vancouver Island region that is set to expire at midnight on March 18, 2021.

As announced by the BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC), players who purchased a ticket for the March 18, 2020 draw in this region are encouraged to check their tickets for the winning numbers: 19117903-02. Players can find the Guaranteed Prize Draw number displayed underneath the main set of six numbers and can check their tickets anytime on the BCLC Lotto! app here.

The North Island region includes Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Coal Harbour and Port McNeill, among other municipalities.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize and all tickets are valid for one year after the date of the draw.

The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winner’s name will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim the prize.

More information about how to claim a lottery prize is available here: https://lotto.bclc.com/claim-a-prize.html

In 2020, BCLC paid out more than $691 million in lottery prizes, which primarily due to the pandemic is lower than in the two previous years.

About 6/49:

Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PST). Anyone can win, and #YouCouldBeNext! Watch some amazing lottery winner stories online. Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at PlayNow.com.

BCLC says it offers socially responsible gambling entertainment while generating income to benefit all British Columbians. Remember, play for fun, not to make money. For more information, visit GameSense.com.

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