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‘Flabbergasted’: Kelowna man sips coffee in hot tub, wins $161K on Lotto 6/49

Kelowna’s Roderick Reid’s ticket matched 5 of the 6 Lotto 6/49 numbers
Kelowna’s Roderick Reid is $160K richer after winning the Lotto 6/49. (BCLC/Submitted)

A Kelowna resident was relaxing in his hot-tub with a cup of coffee when he learned that he had won $160,198 via his Lotto 6/49 ticket.

“I was completely flabbergasted,” said Roderick Reid after learning that he had matched five of the winning numbers from the Jan. 27 Lotto 6/49.

A press release from the B.C. Lottery Commission (BCLC) says that Reid purchased his ticket on

The Kelowna resident has a few ideas for his prize including renovating his home and taking a trip to Hawaii. Reid also plans to celebrate his earnings with friends on an upcoming Mexican vacation that had been planned prior to his win.

“Grateful, excited and overwhelmed,” are three words Reid used to describe how it feels to win the lottery.



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