A St. Eustache woman is Manitoba’s newest millionaire after scratching her way to a cool $1 million prize.
Dianna Boyer picked up the $5 Scratch ‘N Win lottery game from Elie Grocery Store in Elie last Friday, but waited a day until seeing if it was a winner.
After scratching three identical “Set For Life” symbols on Saturday, Boyer had to do a double take to make sure the ticket hadn’t expired and that it was actually a winner.
Boyer chose a single $1 million payment over the option of receiving $1,000 a week for 25 years.
“We have some bills to pay, but we want to just take it all in — collect some interest while we collect our thoughts,” Boyer said.
“I’d love to take my husband on a train trip across the country. And we’d love to buy a small house, with a window in the kitchen. We love nature, and we’d love to watch all the birds and animals from the kitchen.”