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$7 million for xmas?

The $5 million jackpot prize in last night`s Lotto 6/49 draw went unclaimed.

The jackpot for next Wednesday`s draw will rise to approximately $7 million, and there will also be one guaranteed prize of a million dollars.

Quick facts:

* The largest prizes ever won in BC were $50 million Lotto Max jackpots in October 2010 and March 2014.

* Annually, up to $6 hundred million dollars are awarded to BC ticket holders.

* Oddest win, a Surrey resident won a total of $31.7 million in 2013 with two winning tickets on the same draw.

* 80 per cent of of ticket sales are Quick picks

* Your odds of winning are slightly more than a million to one.


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