As inflation, more people are looking for ways to increase their income.
Like buying lottery tickets – LOL…
OK, that’s not a serious way to make money, but people on Vancouver Island are looking to cash in on lottery prizes.
In 2022, more than $110 million went to players who purchased winning tickets on Vancouver Island.
In all, there were more than 17 million winning tickets sold on Vancouver Island, with eight grand prize-winning tickets sold, valued at $500,000 or more.
BCLC sold more than 100 million winning tickets to players at retail locations and online on PlayNow.com — the province’s only legal gambling website.
West Kelowna’s Jennifer Cole purchased one of these tickets online and scored a $31-million Lotto Max jackpot on July 8, 2021 which is the largest prize ever won in B.C. from a ticket purchased on PlayNow.com.
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