Lotto win serves up $675K to Keremeos chef | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

12.9°C

Kamloops News

Lotto win serves up $675K to Keremeos chef

Steven Bartkowski won his $675,000 prize on a Set for Life lottery ticket he purchased at Pharmasave in Keremeos.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/BCLC
August 20, 2021 - 2:41 PM

A Keremeos chef will be eating across the world after a lotto win.

Steven Bartkowski won $675,000 on his Set for Life ticket and plans to use it dining overseas, according to a BCLC news release.

"I'd love to travel to Hawaii, Fiji and Costa Rica," he said in the release. "While I'm at these places, I want to enjoy all different types of good food."

Bartkowski was sitting in his kitchen when he scratched the ticket and phoned family and friends as soon as he discovered he'd won.

He purchased his ticket at Pharmasave in Keremeos, the town he has lived for the last seven years.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Levi Landry or call 250-819-3723 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2021
iNFOnews

  • Popular vernon News
  • This $2.5M Kelowna industrial site could be yours for $116K at city tax sale
    Each year cities and towns throughout B.C. advertise properties for sale for unpaid taxes. The sales have to happen on the last Monday of September. Back in 2019, the most expensive house in
  • Charcuterie processing plant gets smoking in Kamloops
    A Kamloops butcher shop and deli is expanding to create a charcuterie processing plant earlier this month, and four full time staff are busy making sausage, and drying, curing, and smoking a varie
  • TRENDING NOW: Bear finds lost GoPro and makes a video
    %%nodefaultimage%% Dylan Schilt was blown away when he found a GoPro in the snow someone had lost while snowmobiling. He charged it, turned it on and couldn't believe what he saw.
  • Pot plants being pilfered from backyards in Kamloops
    Some Kamloops residents on the North Shore have reported their backyard cannabis plants have been stolen during the night over the past few weeks. Ken Davidson said his plants were stolen tw
  • Penticton man paralyzed for second time
    A Penticton family is slowly coming to terms with a serious illness after Nelson Vokey became paralyzed from the neck down on Sept. 12 hours after the vibrations from a golf swing caused or a
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile