It was a Christmas day the Radley family won't soon forget after scratching a winning Set for Life ticket.
"I scratched it at the kitchen table on Christmas day," said Christine Radley. "It just felt surreal. We did a group hug." In tears, the wife and mother of two said at first she was scared to believe it was true. "We read the back in fine detail."
After considering their options, the Radleys chose to take a lump sum payment of $675,000. They purchased the winning ticket at the General Store on Bowen Island just a few days before Christmas.
Along with celebrating their good fortune with family and friends, the Radleys say they intend to pay off their mortgage. Then it looks like a well-deserved tropical vacation is on the agenda. "We've never had a family vacation together and the first thing out of our daughter's mouth was 'can we go on a vacation now?' She wants to go to Hawaii."
Set for Life is the instant Scratch & Win game that offers players the chance to win a top prize of $1,000 a week for 25 years