15 Delta colleagues win $1 million lottery

Group wins Lotto 6/49 prize in Christmas Eve draw

Fifteen people who work together in Delta won an early Christmas present, the BC Lottery Corporation has announced.

The group won $1 million in the Dec. 24 Lotto 6/49 draw, the BCLC said Friday, and their trustee, Lyle Mattern, checked the results online on Christmas morning.

“Once I confirmed we won, I started emailing the group and that’s when the excited calls and texts started coming in,” he said. “What a great Christmas present.”

The colleagues have been playing together for two years now. The live across the Lower Mainland, and the winning ticket was bought the Save-On-Foods on Kingsway in Burnaby.

“Nobody wants to quit this group now,” Mattern said. “I bet some people will even want to join our group once the word gets out that we won. We already have our tickets for (Friday night’s) draw so who knows, maybe we’ll be back here next week!”

Just Posted

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

UPDATE: Abbotsford murder victim was brother of slain gang leader

Mandeep Grewal gunned down Thursday, brother Gavin killed in North Van in 2017

Man who sexually assaulted teen in Abbotsford is declared dangerous offender

Anton Foulds has more than 30 convictions, dating back to 1991

VIDEO: Man killed in shooting at Abbotsford bank

Police believe incident on Thursday night to be targeted

Abbotsford highway closure planned as pedestrian/cycling bridge moved

Abbotsford pedestrian/cycling highway crossing to be moved into place early Sunday morning

Singer k.d. lang receives Alberta’s highest honour

Celebrated singer-songwriter k.d. lang received the Alberta Order of Excellence in Edmonton

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

Jackpot carried over; B.C. tickets share Max Millions prizes

VIDEO: G-Men seek revenge Saturday night in rematch at Langley Events Centre

Portland’s Winterhawks downed the Vancouver Giants 5-3 during a road trip down south.

‘Mom, I’m in trouble:’ Canadian faces 10 years for alleged graffiti

Brittney Schneider, another tourist caught spraying message on walls of Tha Pae Gate in Thailand

Feds consulting on national anti-racism strategy behind closed doors

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says people still face systemic racism in some communities

Enbridge aims for mid-November to finish B.C. pipeline repair after blast

A natural gas pipeline that ruptured and burned near Prince George caused an explosion and fireball

How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said members could go on rotating strikes as early as Monday

Anti-SOGI school trustee files defamation lawsuit against BCTF president

Barry Neufeld says Glen Hansman’s words caused him “indignity,” “personal harassment,” and “anxiety”

Most Read