Kitimat residents strike it rich with lottery

Ticket worth $25 million for Maxmillion prize sold in Kitimat

SOMEONE in northern B.C. is waking up $25 million richer after two winning tickets were sold for last night’s $50 million Loto Max draw.

The second winning ticket was sold to someone in Alberta.

In addition, three tickets sold in B.C. were among the total of 23 maxmillion prizes won across the country in last night’s Loto Max draw.

Two tickets sold in Kitimat and Victoria won prizes of $1 million each while one ticket sold in Abbotsford split a prize and is worth $333,333.

This is the fifth consecutive week that at least one winning Maxmillion ticket was sold in B.C. Lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize.

The specific retail locations where a winning lottery ticket was purchased will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim their prize.

Names won’t be released until winners have come forward to claim their prize.