A vacation or two and maybe a car are in Lorne Hradecki’s immediate future.
The Kelowna man is $500,000 richer after playing the Extra during the Aug. 31 Lotto 6-49 draw.
“I thought, ‘that can’t be right,’” he said of when he found out he won. “I went through the whole day in disbelief.”
He learned of the win through BCLC’s Lotto! app as well as a self-checker at Your Independent Grocer on Gordon Drive where he purchased the ticket.
The lottery winner said he will be doing some planning to “make the most of the win” and looks forward to taking a vacation or two after purchasing a new car.