Set for Life win greatest moment for Vancouver man16/09/2016
Steven Laurente of Vancouver is relishing being ‘Set for Life’ after winning the top prize of $675,000.
“It feels so great to be ‘Set for Life’,” exclaimed Laurente. “This is the greatest moment of my life!”
The first thing Laurente plans on purchasing is a new a pair of Air Jordans! As for the rest of his winnings, he will share the wealth with his family and looks forward to doing a bit of travelling.
“I want to go to New York and Australia,” smiled Laurente. “I’m going to take mom to London because that’s her dream vacation.”
His travels will also include a big family celebration in the Philippines.
“I want to give some money to my aunt and uncle when I’m there,” beamed Laurente. “They helped raise me and I can pay them back now.”
The winning Set for Life ticket was purchased at the Oakridge Centre lottery kiosk in Vancouver.
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Set for Life is the Scratch & Win game that offers players the chance to win a top prize of $1,000 a week for 25 years.