Winners Stories

$100,000 Lucky Lotteries win "one of life's top moments" for hardworking Hunter Region mum

Apart from her marriage and the birth of her children, a hardworking Hunter region mum has described winning the $100,000 1st Prize in the latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw as one of the best moments of her life.
Apart from her marriage and the birth of her children, a hardworking Hunter region mum has described winning the $100,000 1st Prize in the latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw as one of the best moments of her life.
 
A NSW Lotteries official broke news of the win to her moments after today’s draw, leaving her shocked and crying tears of joy. 
 
Her winning entry won the 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10153 on Monday 26 April 2017.
 
“I’m completely overwhelmed right now.  You have absolutely made my life!   I can’t believe it.  I’m shaking.  It’s so exciting!” the winner exclaimed.
 
“Apart from the birth of my children and my marriage, this is up there!
 
“I’ve always said ‘I don’t want be greedy, I’d just have $100,000’ and my God it’s sitting in front of me.  That’s insane.  Thank you so much!
 
“You have the best job in the world making these phone calls!  I don’t want this phone call to ever end.”
 
The woman’s win was bolstered to $102,000 as she also won the two $1,000 consolation prizes for having the two ticket numbers either side of the 1st Prize winning number.
 
“That’s the beauty of going sequential entries isn’t it?” the woman laughed.
 
The winner admitted the windfall would make a massive difference to her family.
 
“You know what, we’re such sensible, everyday people – it’s going to make such a difference to our mortgage,” she said.
 
“And just to let your children know it’s okay, we’re going to be able to pay for your education so that you can achieve what you need to achieve in your life. 
 
“It will also allow us to spend more time with our children and take them on a family holiday next school holidays, something we haven’t been able to do recently.”
 
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her five-number entry via his online account with thelott.com – Australia’s official online lotteries.
 
The Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize is now $8.56 million for draw 10154, while the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot is now $2.2 million for draw 1056. 

NSW Lotteries customers can purchase a single ticket number into the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot for $2.20 and the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot for $5.50.
 
For your chance to make today your ‘Lucky’ day, why not get your paws on a Lucky Lotteries ticket at your local NSW Lotteries outlet or online.

Western Sydney man never dreamt he would be a millionaire!

A shocked winner has had a weekend he had never dreamt of after discovering his unregistered 6-game QuickPick had won him $1 million in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3653 on Wednesday 19 April.
A shocked winner has had a weekend he had never dreamt of after discovering his unregistered 6-game QuickPick had won him $1 million in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3653 on Wednesday 19 April.
 
The man only learnt the dream-come-true news two days after the draw when he happened to check his entry instore.
 
“Oh yes – that’s good!” the shocked man exclaimed on hearing confirmation of his new millionaire status.
 
“It feels great. It will change my life a lot. I never thought I’d win!
 
“I don’t know what to say! Good, thanks for that, thank you!”
 
When asked how he plans to use his $1 million windfall the winner admitted he wasn’t quite sure.
 
“I’m going to have to think about what I’m going to do. I didn’t ever think I’d be a millionaire,” he said.
 
“First I’m going to have to tell my family, in fact I’m not sure if they will believe me.”
 
The winning 6-game QuickPick entry was purchased at Beverley Hills Stationary News, 14 Tooronga Terrace Beverley Hills.
 
Throughout Australia, there were two division one winning entries in last Wednesday night’s draw with both purchased in New South Wales.
 
The other entry, purchased online at thelott.com – Australia’s Official Lotteries. 
 
The six winning numbers in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3653 on Wednesday 19 April 2017 were 7, 1, 5, 31, 27 and 22.  The supplementary numbers were 33 and 45.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 326 so far this financial year, including 90 won by NSW Lotteries customers.

Hardworking Yagoona man celebrates Saturday Lotto win!

A hardworking Yagoona man is celebrating after discovering the dream-come-true news that he won division one in the weekend’s Saturday Lotto.
A hardworking Yagoona man is celebrating after discovering the dream-come-true news that he won division one in the weekend’s Saturday Lotto.
 
The man was one of 15 division one winners nationally, and one of three in New South Wales, in Saturday Lotto draw 3731 on 22 April 2017.  Each won a division one prize of $271,775.57.
 
Speaking to a NSW Lotteries official this morning, the winner explained that he realised he had won after seeing the winning numbers on display instore.
 
“I saw they’d put the numbers on the board at the store.  Then I remembered I have my numbers.  That’s when I got a big surprise!” he exclaimed.
 
“It’s amazing!  I can’t believe it.
 
“I just picked those numbers.  I’ve been playing those numbers for three years!”
 
The winner plans to use his windfall to pay off his mortgage.
 
“It’s going to help me for sure!  It will be a big relief!” he said.
 
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry from Sam’s Superstore & Café, 271A The River Road, Revesby Heights.
 
Sam’s Superstore & Cafe owner Houssam Saleh said the outlet was celebrating selling its first division one entry under the current ownership.
 
“It’s very exciting to have our first division one win since we took over the business in 2014,” he said.
 
“Hopefully it’s a sign of things to come and there’s lots more wins for our customers.
 
“Congratulations to the winner!   We wish them all the very best with their prize!”
 
The six winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3731 on Saturday 22 April 2017 were 30, 13, 11, 18, 24 and 21.  The supplementary numbers were 15 and 27.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 336 so far this financial year, including 90 won by NSW Lotteries customers.

Griffith's Saturday Lotto winner yet to claim prize!

A Griffith resident or visitor won more than a quarter of a million dollars on the weekend in Saturday Lotto, but has yet to discover the happy news for themselves.
A Griffith resident or visitor won more than a quarter of a million dollars on the weekend in Saturday Lotto, but has yet to discover the happy news for themselves.
 
NSW Lotteries is waiting for the mystery winner, who purchased a ticket at Griffin Plaza Newsagency, Griffin Plaza, Cnr Yambil & Crossing Streets, Griffith, to check their ticket and come forward to claim their prize.
 
The entry was one of 15 division one winners nationally, and one of three in New South Wales, in Saturday Lotto draw 3731 on 22 April 2017.  Each won a division one prize of $271,775.57.
 
The winning ticketholder is urged to contact NSW Lotteries as soon as possible on 131 868 to begin the prize claim process.
 
NSW Lotteries spokesperson Matt Hart said the division one winning ticket had not been registered to a Players Club Card so officials had no clues or contact details for the winner.
 
“We all know the start of a new week can be a busy time as people head back to work and their daily lives.  Somewhere out there is our mystery winner who could have forgotten to check the Saturday Lotto ticket they bought,” he said.
 
“Imagine winning a quarter of a million dollars but not knowing it!  It’s the type of news that could really turn your week around – especially on a Monday!
 
“We’re putting the call out to help track down our mystery winner and share the happy news with them.  The winning ticket may have been stashed away for safekeeping in the car, the kitchen or even the sock drawer!
 
“If you purchased an unregistered entry in Saturday Lotto in Dubbo, check your ticket as you could be a quarter of a million dollars richer!”
 
NSW Lotteries reminds players of the importance of registering their tickets to a Players Club Card so all of their prizes are secure and they can be contacted directly with the good news of a big win.
 
The division one winning entry was purchased from Griffin Plaza Newsagency, Griffin Plaza, Cnr Yambil & Crossing Streets, Griffith.
 
Griffin Plaza Newsagency owner Manjit Lally said the outlet was eagerly waiting for the mystery winner to come forward and check their ticket.
 
“How exciting!  We’d love to break the news to one of our lucky customers!” he said.
 
“It’s our first division one winner since taking over the store last year!”
 
The six winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3731 on Saturday 22 April 2017 were 30, 13, 11, 18, 24 and 21.  The supplementary numbers were 15 and 27.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 326 so far this financial year, including 90 won by Golden Casket customers.

Mona Vale woman eyes overseas adventure after $100,000 Lucky Lotteries win!

A retired Mona Vale woman is ready to pack her bags and start travelling the world in style after winning the $100,000 1st Prize in that latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.
A retired Mona Vale woman is ready to pack her bags and start travelling the world in style after winning the $100,000 1st Prize in that latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.
 
When first contacted by a NSW Lotteries official about her win, the woman was worried she’d thrown her registered winning ticket out, but was relieved to discover it stuck safely onto the fridge. 
 
Her winning entry won the 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10152 on Thursday 20 April 2017.
 
“I’m shaking!  Oh my God!  What an amazing phone call!” the woman exclaimed.
 
“I can’t believe I bought this and 24 hours later I’ve won $100,000!  Oh my goodness!   I can’t believe it! 
 
“We’re not cooking tonight!”
 
With her bank account buoyed by $100,000, the regular player said a trip to North America she had been contemplating would now definitely happen.
 
“But this time I will be flying Business Class!” she said. 

The woman also vowed to never lose track of her tickets again.
 
“I’m not letting one go again!  They’re going to all go on the fridge.  I might get a new fridge actually!” she said. 
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her registered four-number entry from Nextra Newsagency Mona Vale, Shop 11, Pittwater Place Shopping Centre, 10 Park Street, Mona Vale.
 
Nextra Newsagency Mona Vale staff member Lisa Andrell congratulated the local customer on her win.
 
“Oh wow!  That’s great news!  It’s always good to hear that one of our customers has won!
 
“Congratulations!  I hope she enjoys her prize and has a great trip. Lucky her!”
 
The Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize is now $8.43 million for draw 10153, while the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot is now $2.2 million for draw 1056. 

NSW Lotteries customers can purchase a single ticket number into the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot for $2.20 and the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot for $5.50.
 
For your chance to make today your ‘Lucky’ day, why not get your paws on a Lucky Lotteries ticket at your local NSW Lotteries outlet or online.

1 million ways to spend $1 million win in Cessnock!

An emotional woman has had a Friday to remember after receiving confirmation from a NSW Lotteries official that she was Cessnock’s newest millionaire!
An emotional woman has had a Friday to remember after receiving confirmation from a NSW Lotteries official that she was Cessnock’s newest millionaire!
 
The Cessnock winner was one of two division one winners in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3653 on Wednesday 19 April to take home the division one prize of $1 million each.
 
Although officials were unable to reach the winner and confirm her windfall until today, the winner shared that she had held a suspicion that her entry had resulted in a big prize.
 
“I had a feeling that I’d won first division but I also didn’t want to believe it until I’d heard it from a NSW Lotteries official!” the woman exclaimed.
 
“I think I’m about to pass out… thank you so much!
 
“I’ve got my husband and close friends here by my side and that’s why I’m crying – we’re all crying tears of happiness!
 
“I’ve never even won a raffle or meat tray before!”
 
The ecstatic winner also confessed she’d bought a bottle of Moet when she started suspecting she’d won and had popped it now she had received confirmation.
 
“We bought a bottle of Moet to celebrate and now we can enjoy it knowing it’s real,” she shared.
 
“We actually opened it before the call and for a second I wondered if we were drinking prematurely.”
 
When asked how she plans to enjoy her $1 million windfall the winner joked the options were endless.
 
“Oh, well… there are a million ways to spend $1 million! A million things to think about,” the woman laughed.
 
“I do want to share it with my husband, close friends and parents though.”
 
The winning 4-game QuickPick entry was purchased online at theLott.com – Australia’s official online lottery.
 
Throughout Australia, there were two division one winning entries in Wednesday night’s draw with both purchased in New South Wales.
 
The other entry, purchased in Beverly Hills, is still unclaimed and NSW Lotteries officials urge all players with tickets from Beverly Hills Stationery to check their entries.
 
The six winning numbers in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3653 on Wednesday 19 April 2017 were 7, 1, 5, 31, 27 and 22.  The supplementary numbers were 33 and 45.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 322 so far this financial year, including 87 won by NSW Lotteries customers.