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An unclaimed BC lottery ticket worth $15M will expire this week

*This story was originally written on July 6, 2022.*

Most people can only dream of winning a major lottery jackpot and being set for life.

That makes it quite astonishing when you hear about a ticket worth millions of dollars going unclaimed after a year.

That could be the case for one person who bought a ticket in Vancouver for the Lotto Max draw on Aug. 13, 2021.

It won the $15-million jackpot, but no one has stepped up with the ticket to claim the prize in nearly 365 days since the draw.

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“All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize,” the BCLC explained.

Anyone who purchased a Lotto Max ticket in Vancouver last August is urged to check their clothes, beach bags, suitcases, glove boxes or anywhere else they may have left a lottery ticket.

The winning numbers were 1-14-17-20-28-32-38.

Whoever is the rightful owner of the ticket has only five days left to come forward, as it will expire at midnight on Saturday.

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