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Lake Country, B.C. man going greener with $500K lottery win

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It’s actually very easy being green for one man in Lake Country, B.C.

William McKay became $500,000 richer when he checked his numbers for the Aug. 5 Lotto Max Extra and decided to make an environmentally sound switch with the windfall.

The Lake Country resident, who purchased his ticket from Save-On-Foods on Main Street celebrated his recent win over a nice dinner but said his family’s first big first purchase will be an electric car.

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The “wonderful” cash infusion will also help make his retirement even better, he said.

“This win gives us a bit more variety and fun with our retirement and will let us travel more,” he said.

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Lotto Max is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays after 7:30 p.m.

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