David Primmer (circled) received $3.75 million in this Canada Lotto Max win in 2014. PHOTO: Ty Dunham/The Aurora
Restaurants are always a risky business, but it won't worry $3.75 million lottery winner David Primmer. He's always wanted to own one since his student days.
Now a year later, the Labrador West player is putting some of his funds from the win into making his dream a reality.
David Primmer talks about his future resturant due to be opened June 2015. PHOTO: NTV
David was one of the eight United Rentals employees in Labrador City who won the Lotto Max jackpot of $30 million. The winning ticket was purchased at Jugger’s Convenience, and the store received a 1% seller's prize.
Katie Breen interviewed David Primmer and his 'Social House' restaurant and bar. PHOTO: NTV
NTV News reported on the restaurant development, noting that he was going ahead despite the downtown in the economy and the looming closure of Water Street for sewer upgrades.
Watch the video here.
ABOUT: This is the second time in two years that a $30-million prize has been awarded in Newfoundland and Labrador, and it is the second time in 2014 that Atlantic Lottery has celebrated a big win in Labrador.
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