“This Can’t Be Real!”: Lantzville Woman Scores $100K on Scratch & Win Ticket

October 18, 2021

Lantzville Winner

Barbara Don thought her eyes were playing tricks on her when she saw that she had won the $100,000 Jackpot Scratch & Win’s top prize. 

 “I scanned it on my phone and stared at the screen thinking this can’t be real,” she recalled. “I was in disbelief. I thought I was reading the whole ticket wrong!”

The Lantzville resident was at Save-On-Foods on Island Highway North buying her mother a lottery ticket for her birthday when she decided to pick up a ticket for herself as well.

The first person Don told was her husband, who was out on a walk.

“I called him and said, ‘You might want to come back’!” 

Don took her mother for a celebratory birthday dinner. “I am happy picking up the dinner tabs for my friends and family with this special win.”

In addition to sharing her win with her loved ones, she plans on putting some of it towards building her dream home.