Victoria man wins $1M† Lotto Max lottery

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Victoria resident named Beau Williams won $1-million lottery prize from Lotto Max lottery draw.

A Victoria man says he was in disbelief after he won a $1-million lottery prize earlier this month.

Beau Williams says he was in a grocery store when he learned of his Lotto Max prize from a draw on June 7.

A Victoria man says he was in disbelief after he won a $1-million lottery prize earlier this month.

Beau Williams says he was in a grocery store when he learned of his Lotto Max prize from a draw on June 7.

"I was at a Save-On-Foods and had to check my ticket five times because I didnít believe it," he told the B.C. Lottery Corporation.

"I gave it to the cashier to check and I was in disbelief," he said.

The Victoria resident now plans to travel and save up for a home with his $1-million windfall.

"Iíve always wanted to do a road trip across Canada," he said. "A couple years ago, my girlfriend and I were going to drive across the country and then COVID hit."

Williams bought his winning ticket at a Shoppers Drug Mart along West Saanich Road, according to the B.C. Lottery Corporation. The ticket distributor will get $10000 for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.†