A new house, new car and a trip to the Philippines are just some of the possibilities that Burnaby’s newest millionaire is pondering. Robert Eliseeff matched all seven numbers to win a $1 million Maxmillion prize for the Nov. 30 Lotto Max draw.
Eliseeff learned of his win after scanning his ticket while shopping with his family in New Westminster.
“I couldn’t find my family so I decided to check my ticket,” he said. “My family thought it was a joke until we all went and checked together.”
The win will allow Eliseeff to spend more time with his loved ones. “We will celebrate with a nice dinner for now and then go to the Philippines next year to visit family and friends,” he said.
Eliseeff is also looking forward to buying a new house and upgrading his car.
“I have had to move multiple times over the years. It will be nice to have a place of my own.”
The Super Save gas station on Kingsway and Macpherson Ave in Burnaby sold the winning ticket.