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New Brunswick man is Canada’s newest millionaire

Melanie Price CTVNewsAtlantic.ca Digital Promotions Producer

Peter Douthwaite is $1 million richer after winning second-prize in the April 28 Lotto Max draw.

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HALIFAX — A New Brunswick man is $1,018,313.10 richer after winning second-prize in the April 28 Lotto Max draw.

Peter Douthwaite, of Woodstock, N.B., was enjoying a quiet morning at home on April 29 when he learned of his win.

“It’s something I never would have dreamed would ever happen,” said Douthwaite in a release from Atlantic Lottery.

“When I read all the digits, I was looking out the window watching traffic go by and I said, ‘Yes sir, I’m a millionaire.’”

Chris Keevill is president and CEO of Atlantic Lottery. He says having a major winner to celebrate is always exciting for his team.

“During these unique and challenging times, it feels especially encouraging to share this good news,” says Keevill.

“I’m sending heartfelt congratulations to Peter on his big win.”

Douthwaite, who was semi-retired and still working part-time as a truck driver, has now fully retired thanks to his Lotto Max win. He plans to use his winnings to buy a new truck, take his grandchildren to Disneyland, and fulfill a life-long dream of purchasing a motor home and following the NASCAR circuit from race to race.

A New Brunswick man is $1,018,313.10 richer after winning second-prize in the April 28 Lotto Max draw.

Winning MaxMillions ticket sold in New Brunswick

A winning ticket for last night’s LottoMax MaxMillions draw was sold in Charlotte County.

Atlantic Lottery says the ticket is worth $1,000,000 and details of the winner or winners will be released when they come forward to claim their prize.

According to the Atlantic Lottery website, the winning ticket will match all seven numbers for one of the draws for the 46 guaranteed $1,000,000 prizes.

There we no winning ticket for the main jackpot of $60,000,000.

A winning ticket for last night’s LottoMax MaxMillions draw was sold in Charlotte County