This Quebec teen had the best 18th birthday ever, when she won a $1,000 lottery prize every week for the rest of her life.
Charlie Lagarde of Monteregie was at a local liquor store buying sparkling wine and also decided to pick up a lottery ticket.
When she got home, she scratched the ticket and discovered that she had won the $1000-a-week for life prize.
Pour fêter ses 18 ans, elle s’achète son tout premier billet de loterie et… gagne le gros lot! Charlie recevra 1000$ par semaine pour le restant de ses jours! #Gagnantàvie https://t.co/c2h4XAm2jz #NosGagnants pic.twitter.com/XyPNTRestO
— LotoQuebec (@LotoQuebec) March 26, 2018
The winner of the prize can choose to take take the lump sum or lifetime annuity. Lagarde decided to go with the weekly prize.
According to Loto-Quebec, Lagarde is planning to use some of the money to travel the world.
She claimed her prize on Monday at Loto-Quebec’s head office in Montreal.