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Nanaimo man plans to travel the world with his wife after $1 million Lotto 6/49 win

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A Nanaimo man was on his sundeck, just about to go golfing when his plans were interrupted upon learning he had won big on Lotto 6/49. 

See more: Someone in Nanaimo won $1 million on last night’s Lotto Max

James Honeyman, a Nanaimo resident, purchased his winning ticket on BCLC’s Playnow.com.

“I checked the Lotto! App at home the Sunday morning after the draw and saw the $1,000,000 prize pop up, which was unbelievable,” Honeyman said.

When asked how he would spend his winnings, Honeyman said he plans to travel with his wife to their list of dream destinations.

“It has always been on our bucket list to go on a cruise through the Panama Canal. I’ve been looking into a luxury cruise!” Honeyman said, when asked how he would spend his winnings. 

“It’s life changing! It means my wife and I can enjoy our retirement and go on trips we’ve always wanted to take.”

Lottery players in BC have won more than $83 million in winnings from Lotto 6/49 so far in 2022.

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