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Terry Sigurdson holding big cheque

‘Extra’ Winner Will Build New Home

Tappen resident Terry Sigurdson renovates homes for a living and, thanks to his Extra $500,000 win, his next big project could be his very own home.

Geoffrey Bennett holding big cheque

Courtenay Resident Reels In A $2 Million Catch!

Courtenay resident, Geoffrey Bennett will be spending a lot more time in his happy place thanks to winning the $2 million BC/49 jackpot on March 17, 2018.

Andrzej Wodja holding big cheque

Burnaby ‘Extra’ Winner Will Rock Out to $500,000 Win

Andrzej Wojda will soon be rocking out to a very exclusive vinyl record thanks to his $500,000 win off the Extra from the BC/49 draw on March 10, 2018.

Of every dollar you play,


goes back into BC to fund public services, like healthcare.

In 2016, BCLC staff spent 

610 volunteer hours

at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Players like you helped fund

$907.7 Million

that support the wellbeing of BC communities (2016/17).

February 27

British Columbians Divided on Which Film Will Win Big at 90th Academy Awards

B.C. bettors can wager on the glitz and glamour of the 90th Academy Awards on With more than 25 bets and an Oscars Pool, bettors can wager on various categories from Best Picture to Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

January 31

Super Bowl Hype in Full Swing with Prop and Novelty Bets

From halftime show entertainment, potential wardrobe malfunctions and the game’s Most Valuable Player, B.C. sports fans can wager on more than 400 bets for Super Bowl 52 on

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