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Nova Scotia Man Collects the Largest Instant Win Prize

Most recently a Nova Scotia man has become part of history as he is the winner of the largest ever Instant Win prize on, informed that Atlantic Lottery Corporation. The name of the lucky winner is Timothy Lewis who resides in Kentville, N.S. and usually plays Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49, decided to give Set for Life a try.

Set for Life is a Scratch’N game offered by the ALC to the local population, and it is available both at retail locations or online on its official platform And when a player obtains the top prize, they have the opportunity to choose between receiving CA$1,000 every week for the next 25 years or getting an instant CA$675,000.

A Life-Changing Prize

The winner, Mr. Lewis, shared how he happened to win the historic Instant Win windfall. The Kentville local said that he was sitting in his recliner after purchasing a Lotto Max ticket online and had a little money left on his account. That is why he decided to give another title a try and bought a ticket for the instant win game Set for Life.

On his first ticket, the Nova Scotia local won CA$4 so he decided to get one more. On his second he got CA$8 and continued to play. After buying another one, his phone got an alert that has won a Set for Life top prize. He immediately contacted his wife, Jennifer, to show her the notification and share the amazing news with her.

He said that initially, his wife was skeptical about the major winning and even thought it was a scam. But then Mr. Lewis received emails from the Crown corporation which displayed the ALC logo and the feeling started to finally sink in. He is extremely happy with the life-changing win and most reactions he got were asking him if it was actually real.

Now, with the money, the winners plan to use a portion of them to cover their mortgage and plan an earlier retirement. In addition to that, they also plan to treat themselves with a new SUV. And their children who wanted new iPhones and cars will eventually get their wishes. Mr. Lewis bought the ticket online on

Acknowledged for its Efforts

The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is a state-run agency that operates and oversees regulated gambling and lottery options for the Atlantic region. The Crown corporation offers fun but responsible gaming products, and it was recently awarded another RG Check Accreditation. In the sector, this is considered the most comprehensive gaming accreditation program in the whole world.

New Summer Promo

ALC is always trying to improve its content and provide variety to its many players. On July 11, 2022, the Crown kicked off its Summer Days contest, which is a holiday-themed promotion that will award numerous season-themed items and some generous cash prizes. Players will have time until September 5, 2022, to register their entries for a chance at the many prizes.

Source: “N.S. man wins’s largest Instant Win prize ever with Set for Life”, ALC, July 22, 2022