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Vancouver Daily Grand Winner Looks for New Delights


A trip to Scotland and a new boat are some of the indulgences that Vancouver’s George Kesson is dreaming about after winning $25,000 a year for life as part of the September 20th Daily Grand Bonus Draw promotion.

After learning that there was a winning ticket in Vancouver, Kesson went to check his numbers at the Safeway where he purchased his ticket. “When I scanned the ticket it said $25,000 a year for life – I was a little surprised, to say the least,” he said.

Kesson matched 5 out of 5 numbers to win one of the Bonus Draw prizes on the September 20, 2018 Daily Grand draw. He had the option to choose $25,000 a year for life, or a lump sum of $500,000. He chose the latter so he can start enjoying his full prize immediately.

“I have always wanted to own a boat. I enjoy camping and fishing, and a boat would be a great addition for my next trip,” Kesson said. “Having lived in Scotland when I was younger, I’ve been thinking about going back to visit for quite some time. I think this might be the year to do it."

Kesson was one of two Daily Grand Bonus Draws winners last week from the Lower Mainland. Surrey resident Sukhwinder Sidhu also won the first Daily Grand Bonus Draw on September 17, 2018.

Kesson purchased his winning Daily Grand ticket at the Collingwood Safeway on Kingsway in Vancouver.

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