An unclaimed winning lottery ticket that is worth $1-million and was purchased on Vancouver Island is set to expire at the end of next week.
The Guaranteed Prize Lotto 6/49 ticket was purchased in the northern region of Vancouver Island on March 18, 2020, according to BCLC Media.
BCLC outlines the North Island region to include Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Coal Harbour and Port McNeill, among other municipalities.
The province’s lottery corporation is encouraging players who purchased a ticket for the March 18, 2020 draw in this region to check their tickets for the winning number: 19117903-02.
“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,” reads a statement from the corporation.
The ticket-holder has until midnight on Friday, March 18, 2021, to claim the $1-million “life-changing” prize before it expires, notes BCLC.
BCLC says that the specific retail location where the unclaimed 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: https://lotto.bclc.com/claim-a-prize.html