Nanaimo lotto player wins $500,000 on the Extra

Vancouver player wins $6-million jackpot in last night’s Lotto 6/49 draw

A Nanaimo lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 Extra for $500,000 in the March 16 draw. (Photo submitted)

A Nanaimo lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 Extra for $500,000 in the March 16 draw. (Photo submitted)

A Nanaimo lotto player said yes to the extra and won a cool half a million.

The B.C. Lottery Corporation issued a press release this morning noting that a ticket was purchased in Vancouver that won the $6-million jackpot in the Wednesday, March 16 draw.

A ticket purchased in Nanaimo matched four out of four numbers to win the Extra prize of $500,000.

BCLC says the odds of matching all four Extra numbers are 1 in 3,800,000.

For more information about playing the lotto, visit PlayNow.com. For information about gambling responsibly, visit GameSense.com.

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