Lawayne Musslewhite and Marrilyn Hodgkinson, a couple from Fort Saskatchewan, were announced Thursday as the winners of the $22 million Lotto Max draw on Nov. 12.
Musselwhite went to Sobey's one Friday night to buy pickles, but also picked up six Lotto Max tickets on the way out.
The win means he can buy the car he's always dreamed of owning — a 1965 Shelby.
"I restored Shelbys when I was younger. I did 31 of them. Sold them all off. Never kept one for myself," he said.
The couple also plans to invest their winnings, help family members and buy a new home. Musselwhite owns a coin shop in Edmonton. Hodgkinson hopes to open a restaurant.
The couple joins other Alberta lottery winners this year.
In September, a young couple from Edmonton won $10 million in a Lotto Max draw.
A $6 lottery ticket picked up at a northeast convenience store turned into a $10 million payoff for a young Edmonton couple coping with a job loss.
In June, a retired couple from Mayerthorpe won $16 million Lotto 649 jackpot.
A laid-off welder from Beaumont picked up a $41.7 million cheque in May, after winning the jackpot in the April 23 Lotto Max draw.