Ross Fraser, of Sylvan Lake, won just over half a million dollars playing LOTTO MAX. (Contributed photo).

Ross Fraser, of Sylvan Lake, won just over half a million dollars playing LOTTO MAX. (Contributed photo).

Sylvan Lake man wins over half a million dollars in LOTTO MAX

A lucky Sylvan Lake man won $500,020 in the MAXMILLION lottery.

Ross Fraser is a long-time LOTTO MAX player, and is now an even bigger fan. The Sylvan Lake local discovered one of his LOTTO MAX tickets won $500,020 on the June 22 draw.

Fraser said he was at work when his wife called with the amazing news.

“I couldn’t believe it,” he said. “She called and told me what we had won… I had to step away for a couple minutes – it was a lot to deal with!”

Fraser said he will invest his windfall and plans to retire earlier than originally anticipated.

He purchased his LOTTO MAX ticket at the Petro Canada lon Highway 43 in Fox Creek.

Fraser won his $500,020 prize by matching all seven numbers of one of the MAXMILLIONS drawn on June 22.

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