According to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation website, someone who bought a 6/49 ticket in Powell River became a millionaire overnight.
One of the four winning tickets in the Wednesday, Dec. 6 draw was purchased in Powell River.
The jackpot for the Dec. 6 draw was $7 million. Each of the four winning tickets, matching all six numbers drawn, will receive $1.75 million.
The winning numbers were 6, 9, 16, 19, 21, 28. The bonus number was 35.
The other three winning tickets were purchased in Quebec (1) and the Atlantic provinces (2).
This is the second major prize won by a ticket purchased in Powell River in the past seven days.
A ticket worth $73,715.50, for matching five out of six plus the bonus number, was purchased there for the Nov. 29 draw.
Go to bclc.com for more information.