Now mister the day the lottery I win I ain't ever gonna ride in no used car again -- Bruce Springsteen, Used Cars
We're not sure if a new car is on the agenda, but there will no doubt be some planning going on around Prince Rupert today.
Rupertites awoke on Thursday to the news that someone in the city (or at least someone who bought a ticket in the city) was holding 500,000 dollars in their hands, courtesy of the main jackpot win in the March 21, 2012 BC Lottery Corporations extra lottery.
The Extra which is the afterthought to most lottery ticket purchases, paid off handsomely for someone on Wednesday night's Lotto 649 draw, with but four numbers, 14, 30, 64 and 81 the key to instant financial security.
No word has been released yet as to who the lucky winner was, or where the lucky ticket was purchased, but somewhere in the city is someone or a group making their arrangements to go pick up some cash...