June 05, 2013 - 6:54 AM
Ken and Kathy Robertson bought a scratch ticket at Superstore and forgot about it as a weekend of babysitting their grandchildren kept them busy. Sunday the couple finally got around to scratching the ticket and were ecstatic to to see they had won the grand prize.
“Kathy was practically on the roof,” Ken told BCLC media relations while the couple collected their winnings from the Set for Life scratch ticket on Monday, “I had to settle her down before we phoned our family to let them all know.”
The Pritchard residents decided to take a lump sum of $675,000 instead of $1,000 a week for 25 years and plan on buying a new car and taking the family on a Mexican vacation.
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