Better check your old lotto tickets from the last year.

Time is running out for the holder of an unclaimed $1 million Lotto 6/49 ticket bought on Vancouver Island to claim the prize, before it expires at midnight on March 18th.

The North Island region includes Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Coal Harbour and Port McNeill, among other municipalities.

BCLC is encouraging players who purchased a ticket for the March 18, 2020 draw in this region to check their tickets for the winning number: 19117903-02.

Players can find the Guaranteed Prize Draw number displayed underneath the main set of six numbers and can check their tickets anytime on the BCLC Lotto!

You can find the app here.

All lottery prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their prize, and all tickets are valid for one year after the date of the draw.

The specific retail location where the winning lottery ticket was purchased, and the lottery winner’s name will be announced after the winner has come forward to claim the prize.

More information about how to claim a lottery prize is available here.

In 2020, BCLC paid out more than $691 million in lottery prizes.