British Columbia Lottery Corporation

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

March 03, 2010 17:36 ET

'Ivy' League Lotto Win for Lucky Vancouverite

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) - A 62-year-old Vancouver woman has two million reasons to smile, after winning the BC/49 jackpot.

Ivy Leung matched 6/6 numbers on the February 27 BC/49 draw to win the $2 Million top prize.

"I'm very excited to be able to help my family," said Leung, who is retired. "We're not very well off, so I plan to share this prize with my brothers and sisters and maybe get a new apartment."

Leung's lucky BC/49 ticket was purchased at Shefield & Sons in Vancouver's Champlain Mall.

BC/49 is a BC-only lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 6 p.m. (PST) that gives players a chance to win up to $2 million for $1. Tickets can be purchased at any BCLC lottery retailer or online at

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BCLC is a provincial Crown Corporation that offers socially responsible gaming entertainment while generating income that benefits all British Columbians. BCLC is an Official Supporter of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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