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Kelowna women gets $2-million birthday win

A Kelowna woman just got two million reasons to celebrate her birthday.

Beverly Gilbert checked her BC/49 ticket for the April 6 draw and learned she matched all six numbers to win the game’s top prize — an unforgettable early birthday present worth $2 million.


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“I had to scan it a lot to make sure,” Gilbert said in a press release.

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“My first thought was, ‘oh my gosh.’ It was surreal seeing all of the numbers match.”

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Gilbert will use some of her winnings on an upcoming trip to Europe, which will become a bit more swish thanks to the win.

“I had this trip planned with a friend and now it’s definitely going to get an upgrade,” she said. “I also will purchase a condo, pay off my car and do some investing.”


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The Kelowna resident purchased her ticket from Capri Shopping Centre and was at home when she decided to check her numbers on her Lotto! app.

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In 2021, British Columbians won more than $17 million in BC/49 prizes.

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