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White Rock man ‘fortunate’ after winning $1 million lottery

Purchased at Chevron gas station in Surrey, Joshua Stan has big plans for lottery win
Joshua Stan from White Rock is the latest winner of the Lotto 6/49, with $1 million now in his pockets. (BCLC photo)

A White Rock man is feeling “fortunate” after finding out he is the lucky winner of a Lotto 6/49 $1 million prize.

“The first thought that came to mind was, ‘How am I going to change my life and my family’s life?’” Joshua Stan, the winner, said in a press release.

It was 1 a.m. on April 3 when Stan discovered he won – but tried to keep quiet, as his family was fast asleep – until his mother awoke and shared in the joy with her son.

Stan plans to use the winnings toward a down payment on a house, to travel, to support his parents and to attend many football games, with the goal to catch a game at every (NFL) stadium.

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“It’s going to change my life. This will provide me with support and I’ll be able to take care of those that I love,” Stan said.

Purchased at the Chevron gas station on Martin Drive in South Surrey, Stan joins the ranks of other lottery winners in B.C. who have won more than $98 million from Lotto 6/49, the release notes.

Sobia Moman

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Sobia Moman is a news and features reporter with the Peace Arch News.
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