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Kelowna woman to reunite with family thanks to $1 million Scratch & Win

08/09/2016

Penny Hand did what many people would do if they won the lottery – she asked for time off work as a new millionaire!

“I told my boss I might be away for the rest of the week,” explained Hand. “My boss asked why and I said ‘because I won a million dollars’!”

Hand won $1 million playing a brand new Scratch & Win game, 100X Multiplier. Thanks to her big lottery win, Hand can now afford to surprise her mother with a visit to the East Coast.

“I’m debating if I should tell my mom about the win on the phone or surprise her at her doorstep,” laughed Hand. “I haven’t been home in 13 years.”

Aside from her exciting trip home, Hand isn’t sure what else she’ll do with her winnings. For now she just wants to let the good news sink in.

“I’m numb. It still doesn’t feel real,” exclaimed Hand.

Every time a Scratch & Win ticket is purchased in B.C., it funds programs across the province. Learn more here.

BCLC offers socially responsible gambling entertainment while generating income to benefit all British Columbians. Remember, play for fun, not to make money. For more information visit GameSense.ca.

With top prizes of $1 Million, 100X Multiplier is the newest $10 ticket that will multiply players’ excitement with a chance to multiply their winnings up to 100X.

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