“I was Shaking”: Gabriola Resident Rides Away with $75K Scratch & Win Prize

June 08, 2023


Discovering a recent Deluxe Crossword Scratch & Win prize worth $75,000 left Arnold Jean charged up with excitement as he looks forward to purchasing an electric motorcycle with his windfall.

The Gabriola resident purchased the ticket from Nesters Market on North Road and was still there when he decided to scratch the ticket.

“I was outside the store after I bought it and thought to myself, ‘I’m going to buy myself an electric motorcycle,’” recalled Jean.

Jean was beside himself with excitement.

“It took 45 minutes for it to kick in… I was shaking!”

Jean claimed his prize on May 15, 2023.