Gregory Nikolopoulos from Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada absolutely loves eating nachos, but when going out to get his latest supplies he also purchased a lottery ticket. Now he can afford all the nachos he wants after his ticket won the $50m Lotto Max jackpot in the draw held on February 6.
Going down to The Corner Market store on a Friday evening to buy some of his beloved nachos is something Gregory is used to doing: “It’s just a tradition. Then I went home and fell asleep on the couch.” The next morning he checked the Lotto Max results: “On the fourth selection, I started realizing the numbers were matching up. I started screaming.”
His son, Caiden, was worried that there might be a problem with one of their pets. The last thing he imagined was that his father had won a $50m Lotto Max jackpot. Gregory’s wife, Tammy and their daughter, Jennifer, were not at home at the time, since they were both on holiday in the Dominican Republic.
When Tammy was told the news of their $50m Lotto Max win she admits that “I was in utter disbelief.” Knowing that her husband had a reputation of playing jokes on her, she didn’t believe the news until her son said it was true and they really were Lotto Max millionaires. Within 24 hours Tammy and her daughter were back in Canada to celebrate the great news.
The winning numbers in the February 6 Lotto Max draw were: 01-05-07-13-14-33-46 and the Bonus Ball: 47. Talking about his $50m Lotto Max win, Gregory said:”There are no words to describe this feeling. It’s something you dream about, but when it actually happens it takes a while till it sinks in.”
The couple have been married for 22 years and admit the win will change their lives. They plan on putting most of their $50m Lotto Max winnings in the bank, and their first priority is to ensure that their immediate family become worry-free financially. The lucky winner intends continuing to run his basement fixing business and playing the lottery. A few more nachos might also be on his spending list.
To be in with a chance of also becoming a winner, why don’t you purchase your lottery tickets online at Lottery24.com.