Salmon Arm resident Nicholas Sayers is $75,000 richer after a scratch-off ticket win. (BCLC photo)

Salmon Arm resident Nicholas Sayers is $75,000 richer after a scratch-off ticket win. (BCLC photo)

Cup of coffee leads to Salmon Arm man becoming $75,000 richer

Nicholas Sayers picked up a scratch-and-win ticket at the Co-op gas bar

A Salmon Arm man’s coffee break at a gas station led to much more than a cup of java as he also brought home a winning scratch ticket worth $75,000.

Nicholas Sayers bought the ticket from the Co-op Gas Bar on 10 Ave NE. He was at home by the time he decided to scratch the “Deluxe Crossword” ticket.

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“I was on my last letter and I had three words,” said Sayers.

“I started to uncover more words and realized I had won. I checked it on the BCLC Lotto app and thought ‘wow.’ It was all pretty exciting.”

Sayers said he plans to put his prize towards a new car and golf clubs.



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