Nova Scotia

Halifax couple win $675K in Set for Life lottery

A Halifax couple have scratched their way to $675,000 in lottery winnings after purchasing a Set for Life ticket.

Winning ticket was purchased at Danielson's Tobacco in Spryfield

Megan and David Roache hold their ALC cheque for their Set for Life winnings of $675,000. (Atlantic Lottery Corporation)

A Halifax couple have scratched their way to $675,000 in lottery winnings. 

David and Megan Roache purchased their winning ticket at Danielson's Tobacco on Dentith Road in Spryfield last Tuesday, according to a statement released today by the Atlantic Lottery Corporation.

"I'll finally get to see how it feels to get a paycheque that isn't used to pay the bills — it'll be mine," said David Roache in the release. 

Roache purchased the winning ticket after cashing in a previous ticket worth $6. They decided to keep their big win a secret until now.

The Roaches say they've been saving to pay for their daughters' university education, but will spend a little of their winnings in the short term. 

"For now, I'm getting an ATV that I can use when I go hunting," he said. 

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