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Winning $1 million ticket purchased almost a year ago soon to expire

  • Oct. 12, 2016 8:00 a.m.
The winning numbers from a Oct. 30

The winning numbers from a Oct. 30

This is a treat and no trick for someone holding a $1 million winning Lotto Max ticket that expires on Oct. 30, 2016. A ticket sold in Burnaby for the Oct. 30, 2015 draw matched 7/7 numbers for a $1 million Maxmillions prize.

Lottery players should check their pockets, drawers and secret hiding places to see if they hold the $1 million ticket. Winners have one year from the draw date printed on the ticket to claim their prize.

Only four major prizes have gone unclaimed in B.C. since 2006, totaling $534,572.70. All four prizes matched 5/6+ numbers, not the grand prize. The unclaimed prizes were $99,318.50 in 2006, $104,534.60 in 2008, $113,807 in 2009 and $219,912.60 in 2016. No top lottery prize in B.C. has ever gone unclaimed.

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