$150,000 Instant Scratch-Its top prize win fuels Boonah man’s car collection
A Boonah car enthusiast is ready to get behind the wheel of his dream vintage car after scoring a $150,000 Instant Scratch-Its prize.
His top prize winning $10 Jumbo Crosswords ticket was purchased at Boonah Newsagency, 43 High Street, Boonah.
Sharing his excitement with us this morning, the Scenic Rim man said the feeling of a big win headed his way had prompted him to grab some Instant Scratch-Its tickets.
“I’ve had some luck lately! I’m quite happy!” he laughed.
“Initially, I’d won $150 on an Instant Scratch-Its ticket. I felt lucky, so I decided to purchase some more.
“As I was scratching the last letters on the Jumbo Crosswords Instant Scratch-Its ticket, I noticed another full word appear! It was the lucky thirteenth word needed to win the top prize!
“I’ve always dreamed of winning on a lottery or Instant Scratch-Its ticket, so this is a nice way to start the year off.
“I raced straight to my family to tell them the news. My brother, wife and daughter were all over the moon! We popped open a bottle of champagne to celebrate.
"Since confirming the win, I’ve been flicking through countless car magazines to see which car I’d like to purchase.
"From Cadillacs to Buicks, I’m a big fan of restored vintage vehicles!
“In Boonah, there are many residents that enjoy driving around in classic cars, so it will be nice to join the car enthusiast club!”
The Boonah Newsagency team said they were celebrating selling their first top prize winning Instant Scratch-Its ticket in over 20 years.