Winning ticket in nearly $11M Lotto 6/49 jackpot sold in New Westminster

The B.C. Lottery Corporation says someone in B.C. is sitting on a jackpot-winning Lotto 6/49 ticket. The Canadian Press file

If you happened to buy a Lotto 6/49 ticket in New Westminster this week, you could be sitting on nearly $11 million.

The BC Lottery Corporation said the ticket was the only one sold in Canada that matched all six winning numbers in Saturday night’s draw.

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The ticket is the fourth jackpot winner sold in British Columbia in the last three months, according to the BCLC. The odds of winning a Lotto 6/49 Jackpot are nearly one in 14 million.

Whoever is sitting on the winner has 52 weeks from the draw date to come forward and claim their prize.

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