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Bassano man wins more than $100,000 in Lotto 6/49 draw

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One lucky Bassano resident says he plans to pay off the rest of his mortgage after winning big on the Lotto 6/49.

Jesse James Johnston picked up his ticket from Emme’s Esso along 12 St in Bassano a couple days before the June 13th draw.

Johnston says he regularly uses a combination of birthdays and favourite numbers to play several lottery games.

This time, it helped him match five of six numbers plus the bonus number to win $101,124 on the Lotto 6/49.

Johnston says he was shocked when he checked the winning numbers on the Western Canada Lottery Corporation website the day after the June 13th draw.

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