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Unclaimed $1 million Lotto ticket almost expired

The ticket was bought during spring break last March
Someone is sitting on an unclaimed $1 million Lotto ticket from almost a year ago

Were you on Vancouver Island during spring break last year and bought a lottery ticket?

If you did, and you forgot about it, you could be sitting on $1 million.

BCLC revealed on Thursday how someone who bought the Lotto 6/49 ticket in the northern region of Vancouver Island on March 18, 2020 has still to come forward.

Their opportunity to claim the guaranteed million will expire in about six and a half weeks on March 18.

BCLC is encouraging players who purchased a ticket for the March 18, 2020 draw in that region to check their tickets for the winning numbers: 19117903-02.

Players can find the Guaranteed Prize Draw number displayed underneath the main set of six numbers and can check their tickets anytime on the BCLC Lotto! app here at .

The North Island region includes Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Coal Harbour and Port McNeill, among other municipalities.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize and all tickets are valid for one year after the date of the draw.

The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winner’s name will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim the prize.

More information about how to claim a lottery prize is available here: