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Winning Lotto Max ticket worth $18M purchased in B.C.

Lotto Max tickets from the B.C. Lottery Corporation. BCLC

Someone in B.C. is $18 million richer after winning Friday night’s Lotto Max draw.

The B.C. Lottery Corporation says the winning ticket was purchased online, via PlayNow.com, and that it matched all seven numbers: 8, 16, 24, 28, 40, 41 and 47.

The odds of winning a Lotto Max jackpot are approximately 1 in 33 million.

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BCLC says lottery winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to claim their prize.

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The lottery corporation says more details about the winner will be released when that person claims the jackpot.

The largest lottery prize ever won in B.C. was a $70 million Lotto Max jackpot, won in September 2021.

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