Poll: winning the lottery

Castanet has learned that an elderly man scanned his Lotto 649 ticket at the Save On Foods in West Kelowna Wednesday, and the machine went off indicating he was a grand prize winner.

Asked: "Is it you, did you win the 16 million?" the man indicated yes, and the whole store cheered.

The prize has yet to be officially claimed through BC Lotteries.

But BCLC confirms a Lotto 649 ticket sold in Kelowna won the $16,787,681 jackpot in the Nov. 22 draw.

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