A New Brunswick man won the Set for Life lottery jackpot for the second time in five years.
“When I saw the prize, I thought, ‘No way,'” Camille Roy, who recently won $ 675,000 with a Scratch’N’Win ticket, said in an Atlantic Lottery statement.
Roy, who was from Saint-Basile, had also won the top prize for the Scratch’N’Win ticket in 2016.
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The statement said his wife, Adrienne, was shocked by the second victory.
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“When we won the first time, we couldn’t believe it, so when we won the second time, I was in such a state of shock that I almost fainted,” he said. “Among all those ticket boxes, there are a limited number of winners, so it’s amazing to get not just one, but two.”
Winners can choose to receive $ 1,000 per week for 25 years, or a lump sum payment of $ 675,000.
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“As we are getting older, we choose to receive the lump sum payment now,” Roy said.
The Roys shared some of their winnings with their children when they won in 2016, and they plan to share it with other family members this time, too.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Edmundston Truck Stop in Edmundston.
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