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Powell River couple wins $500,000 from Lotto Max draw

A Powell River couple has won $500,000 after playing the Extra from the Nov. 5 Lotto Max draw.

Emmanouel and Stavroula Savvaidis bought the ticket at the Chevron Town Pantry on Joyce Avenue and checked it at the Save-On-Foods in Powell River.

“I couldn’t read what I had won because I was so excited,” said Emmanouel.

“I was shaking and filled with excitement,” said Stavroula. “ I couldn’t believe it.”

The Savvaidis’s own a restaurant and are using part of their winnings to give their staff an early Christmas bonus.

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They also plan to share some of their money with their immediate family and go on a trip.

“We would love to take a trip back home to Greece to visit our family as well,” said Stavroula.

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