Mill Bay man wins $500,000 in lottery

Mill Bay man wins $500,000 lottery

Greg Bates says he wants to travel

Greg Bates of Mill Bay was so excited to call his family after learning he had won an extra $500,000 in the March 27 daily jackpot.

“When I found out I had won, I was at home, using the Lotto! app on my phone,” recalls Bates.

“My first thought was ‘Holy Raven.'”

Bates said he was looking forward to more family time and planned trips to Greece and Mexico.

Asked what it was like to win the lottery, Bates said it was “overwhelming.”

Bates purchased the winning ticket at the Real Canadian Superstore on Cowichan Way in Duncan.


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