That’s a hell of a kitchen you get for ~$26million. Of all things you could think of, where would a kitchen come on the list?

Obviously, it’s Mr Battisons love for his wife that is the explanation to the first words. But the article get a more fun character this way.

Another sunshine story of what can happen after you are buying a lottery ticket.

What would you do if you won $26million?

$26-million Lotto Max winner from Burnaby plans to build wife a new kitchen

Marcello Battison of Burnaby won $25.9 million on the March 10 Lotto Max draw. Photo by B.C. Lottery Corporation

What do you do when a $25.9-million windfall literally falls into your lap?

You take a deep breath, keep a tight handle on it — and build your wife a new kitchen.

That’s the advice of 81-year-old Burnaby resident Marcello Battison, who was presented Tuesday with a cheque for nearly $26 million after winning the Lotto Max jackpot for the March 10 draw — but didn’t come forward until three days ago.

And why did it take him so long to claim his prize? read more at