A Northern B.C. lottery player is waking up to a life-changing win.
According to the BC Lottery Corporation, a ticket purchased in Prince Rupert won a whopping $5.8-million prize in last night’s (Wednesday) Lotto 6/49 draw.
The ticket matched all six numbers, along with a ticket purchased in Ontario, to split the $11-million jackpot.
The winning jackpot numbers were: 7, 18, 19, 38, 42, and 46.
So far this year, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $67.5 million in winnings from Lotto 6/49.