Winners Stories

Bellarine Village Lotto sells fourth division one winning entry this year!

Bellarine Village Lotto has sold its fourth division one winning entry this year, most recently selling the winning entry in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017, making their customer a millionaire.

Bellarine Village Lotto has sold its fourth division one winning entry this year, most recently selling the winning entry in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017, making their customer a millionaire.
 
The winning entry was one of four winning entries nationally in TattsLotto draw 3775, with each winner taking home a division one prize of $1,009,035.64.
 
But exactly how the winner will spend their TattsLotto prize will forever remain a mystery as the winner has chosen to remain completely anonymous and celebrate privately.
 
While not much can be revealed about the mystery winner, they did purchase their 18-game QuickPick entry Bellarine Village Lotto, Shop 12 Bellarine Village, Bellarine Highway, Newcomb.
 
Ben Kelberg, owner of Bellarine Village Lotto, said he was thrilled to have sold another division one winning entry.
 
“We are a bit blown away here! Fourth division one winning entry we’ve sold this year!” he exclaimed.
 
“The last one was only two months ago and now another one! We’ve been telling everyone that we’ve sold another one at the outlet.
 
“We’ve been so happy to have sold the other entries too, but this one is pretty special for us as it is our first winning entry that has made one of our customers a millionaire!”
 
Bellarine brings the wins
 
In January this year a retiree from St Albans Park said she would treat herself to a holiday after discovering she had won more than $62,000 in a Super 66 draw after purchasing her entry at Bellarine Village Lotto.
 
That win was followed by a TattsLotto division one winning entry worth $463,590.27 in April, won by a Geelong woman who marked her winning numbers using birth dates and lucky numbers.
 
The third division one winning entry sold at Bellarine Village Lotto was in July when a Geelong woman didn’t believe she had won a division one prize $496,656.01 and hung up on a TattsLotto official.
 
The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017 were 44, 6, 40, 45, 13 and 8. The supplementary numbers were 16 and 2.
 
Across Australia there were four division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 3775 – one each from Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland.
 
Last financial year, there were 275 division one winning TattsLotto entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions, which collectively won more than $283 million.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 315 so far this calendar year, including 114 won by Tatts customers.

Kings Meadow retiree left shaking after TattsLotto division one win!

A Kings Meadow retired public servant has confessed he was left shaking after hearing the life-changing news that he was now a millionaire having won division one in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017.
A Kings Meadow retired public servant has confessed he was left shaking after hearing the life-changing news that he was now a millionaire having won division one in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017.
 
The thrilled winner was one of four new millionaire division one winners across Australia, each of whom took home a division one prize of $1,009,035.64.
 
Speaking to a Tatts official this morning to confirm his win, the man described how he never thought he would win such a big amount.
 
“Oh wow! How good is that! That is a lot more than I ever thought it would be!” the happy man exclaimed.
 
“I haven’t checked my ticket, and I wasn’t expecting a great deal but that is just awesome!
 
“I’m shaking a bit now!”
 
The regular player admitted he has been playing TattsLotto for years.
 
“I’ve been playing forever, can’t even remember how long I’ve been registered for but it has been years and years and years.
 
“I’ve never won more than five grand – I’m just stoked!”

When asked how the happy winner planned to spend the TattsLotto windfall he admitted he’d have to chat to his wife to make some plans.
 
“My wife will be stoked when I tell her!” the winner declared.
 
“We will probably pay off the house and some debts and I’ll be able to relax in retirement.
 
“My car is only 20 years old, so a new one might be good,” the man laughed.
 
The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry from Kings Meadows News & Lotto, 116 Hobart Road, Kings Meadows.
 
Jeffrey Dolbey, owner of Kings Meadow News & Lotto, said he was extremely happy to hear his outlet had sold another division one winning entry.
 
“We’ve sold 19 division one winning entries here, and we have averaged about one a year, and this is the first one for us this year so we are thrilled!” he exclaimed.
 
“It is great for the local community and we are thrilled for the winner and their family and friends.”
 
The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 3775 on Saturday 23 September 2017 were 44, 6, 40, 45, 13 and 8. The supplementary numbers were 16 and 2.
 
Across Australia there were four division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 3775 – one each from Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Queensland.
 
Last financial year, there were 275 division one winning TattsLotto entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions, which collectively won more than $283 million.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 315 so far this calendar year, including 114 won by Tatts customers.

Melbourne syndicate scores $1 million goal in The Pools!

A five-share Melbourne syndicate is celebrating more than a winning football team today after discovering their entry was the only one nationally to score the division one prize of $1,130,973.82 in The Pools.
A five-share Melbourne syndicate is celebrating more than a winning football team today after discovering their entry was the only one nationally to score the division one prize of $1,130,973.82 in The Pools.
 
The syndicate players purchased their marked System 15 and System 12 entry from Delahey Village Lotto, Kiosk 6-7, Delahey Village Shopping Centre, 260 Taylors Road, Delahey.
 
It’s the second time this year Delahey Village Lotto has sold a division one winning syndicate in The Pools.
 
In addition to division one, the syndicate nicknamed “Happy Pools” won $18,274 in other divisional prizes, bringing the syndicate’s total prize in The Pools draw 1678 on Saturday 23 September 2017 to $1,149,247.82.
 
Each of the five division one winning syndicate shares is worth $229,867.26.
 
Delahey Village Lotto owner Yomikumar Shah was thrilled to learn of the syndicate’s win.
 
“That is excellent news! Another The Pools winner at our store!” he exclaimed.
 
“We had another The Pools division one winning syndicate earlier this year and ever since then we’ve been entering syndicates into The Pools draw every week.”
 
Yomikumar explained the syndicate members came in a couple of days before the draw to purchase their winning entry.
 
“The ‘Happy Pools’ syndicate members all came into the store together and asked us to set up a syndicate for them so they all had their own ticket.
 
“They wanted to get an entry in this week as the jackpot had climbed to over $1 million.
 
“Congratulations to our customers! We are so thrilled regular customers have won and we wish them all the best with their share!”
 
Earlier this year, Delahey Village Lotto sold a three-share syndicate winning entry into The Pools with syndicate members taking home a division one prize of $607,301.14.
 
The Pools is a Tatts game where six numbers are drawn from 38 based on the results of local and international soccer matches.
 
The six winning numbers in The Pools draw 1678 on Saturday 23 September 2017 were 38, 25, 10, 4, 33 and 31, with supplementary number 30.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 315 so far this calendar year, including 115 won by Tatts customers.

Keilor East grandmother ready to spoil her family with $25 million Powerball windfall

A Keilor East grandmother has plans to spoil the grandkids rotten after discovering she has won a life changing division one prize of $25 million in last night’s Powerball draw.
A Keilor East grandmother has plans to spoil the grandkids rotten after discovering she has won a life changing division one prize of $25 million in last night’s Powerball draw.
 
The woman held one of only two division one winning tickets across Australia in last night’s Powerball draw, draw 1114 on Thursday 21 September 2017.
 
When a Tatts official phoned to break the exciting news she asked if the unsuspecting winner was sitting down, the woman admitted she was braced for the dream revelation.
 
“I don’t need to sit down, I’m here and I’m ready!” the woman exclaimed.
 
“I’ve been waiting a long time for this phone call.
 
“I’ve been entering Powerball for many, many years and I’ve never won anything!
 
“Oh thank god! Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
 
When asked how she planned to spend the out-of-this-world $25 million Powerball windfall, the grandmother’s thoughts immediately turned to her cherished family.
 
“I am going to buy myself a house as I am still renting and give the rest to the kids and grandkids – they need it more than me,” she said.
 
“I’ll keep it a secret though and not tell my family, I just want to surprise them with the money!”
 
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her winning 50-game QuickPick entry from Milleara Mall Lotto, Shop 42A, Milleara Shopping Centre, Cnr Milleara Road and Buckley Street, Keilor East.
 
Milleara Mall Lotto owner Jovan Petrovski said they were thrilled to have sold the winning entry.
 
“We are so excited to wake up to the news we had sold such a huge division one winning entry!” Jovan said
 
“We have been celebrating in store all morning and have been telling all of our customers we sold it!”
 
“Congratulations to our winner! We wish them all the best with their life changing prize!”
 
The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1114 on Thursday 21 September 2017 were 26, 17, 2, 10, 25 and 23, while the all-important Powerball number was 5.
 
Across Australia there were only two division one winning entries in Powerball draw 1114, one from Victoria and one from New South Wales.
 
Last financial year, 18 Powerball division one winning entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions won more than $273 million.  During this time, the biggest individual division one Powerball prize was won by a syndicate of Queensland Government workers who took home $55 million.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 311 so far this calendar year, including 112 won by Tatts customers.

Powerball's $50 million payday for New South Wales and Victorian players

Two Australians have this morning awoken as the nation’s newest multi-millionaires after sharing last night’s out-of-this-world $50 million Powerball jackpot.
Two Australians have this morning awoken as the nation’s newest multi-millionaires after sharing last night’s out-of-this-world $50 million Powerball jackpot.
 
There were only two division one winning entries across Australia in last night’s Powerball draw, draw 1114 on Thursday 21 September 2017.  Each received a division one prize of $25 million.
 
One winning entry was held by a Keilor East grandmother who purchased her entry at Milleara Mall Lotto, Shop 42A, Milleara Shopping Centre, Cnr Milleara Road and Buckley Street, Keilor East.
 
The other was an unregistered New South Wales customer who purchased their entry at Nambucca Heads Newsagency, 26 Bowra Street, Nambucca Heads.
 
While the Lott officials have delivered the dream-come-true news to the Victorian winner, they are eagerly waiting to hear from the New South Wales winner.
 
As the Nambucca Heads entry was not registered to a NSW Lotteries Players Club card, officials have no way to contact the winner.
 
The winning ticketholder is urged to contact the Lott as soon as possible on 131 868 to begin the prize claim process.
 
Australia’s Official Lotteries - the Lott spokesperson Matt Hart said last night’s Powerball jackpot was one of the most hotly anticipated draws of the year.
 
“Last night’s Powerball jackpot was the equal second-largest jackpot offered to date this year and yesterday outlets across the country reported brisk Powerball trade right up until the draw close,” he said.
“Today we look forward to breaking the winning news to our two new multi-millionaires!
 
“Most importantly, if you bought an entry in last night’s Powerball draw in Nambucca Heads in New South Wales, there are 25 million reasons why it would pay for you to immediately check your entry.
 
“Imagine winning $25 million, but not knowing it!  I suspect your weekend plans will change dramatically once you hear the news!”
 
The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1114 on Thursday 21 September 2017 were 26, 17, 2, 10, 25 and 23, while the all-important Powerball number was 5.
 
Across Australia there were only two division one winning entries in Powerball draw 1114, one from New South Wales and one from Victoria.
 
Last financial year, 18 Powerball division one winning entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions won more than $273 million.  During this time, the biggest individual division one Powerball prize was won by a syndicate of Queensland Government workers who took home $55 million.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 311 so far this calendar year.

Mystery Monday millionaire made in Kew!

A Kew resident or visitor kicked off their week as a millionaire after their entry in last night’s Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw won a division one prize of $1 million – the only problem is, they just don’t know it!
A Kew resident or visitor kicked off their week as a millionaire after their entry in last night’s Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw won a division one prize of $1 million – the only problem is, they just don’t know it!
 
Tatts is yet to hear the winning scream of delight from the mystery Monday & Wednesday Lotto player who purchased their winning ticket from Kew Authorised Newsagency, 175 High Street, Kew.
 
As the division one winning ticket was not registered to a Tatts Card Tatts officials have no way of contacting the winner with the dream-come-true news, so they may be completely unaware they are now a millionaire!
 
The mystery winner was one of two winning entries nationally in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3696 on 18 September 2017.
 
Tatts spokesperson Bronnie Spencer said she was eager to confirm the division one news with Kew’s newest division one winner and urged all Monday & Wednesday Lotto players to check their tickets as soon as possible.
 
“Our winner could be a Kew local or someone who was just passing through. Either way, I’m sure they’d love to discover they’re now $1 million richer!” she exclaimed.
 
“You may not think it’s possible that you could be the division one winner we’re searching for, but if you purchased an unregistered entry in Monday’s draw that you haven’t checked yet, you’re in with a chance!
 
“We’re urging all Monday & Wednesday Lotto players to check their entries as soon as possible and if you discover you are holding the division one winning ticket to contact Tatts on 131 868 to begin the process of claiming your prize.
 
“The winning numbers you’re looking for to win division one in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3696 on Monday 18 September are 13, 43, 9, 14, 4 and 18.”
 
Ms Spencer also reminded players of the importance of registering their tickets to a Tatts Card.
 
“It is really important that you register your entries so that all of your prizes are secure and we can contact you directly with the good news in the case of a win!”
 
John Hanna, owner of Kew Authorised Newsagency, said that he was thrilled to have sold a division one winning entry.
 
“We are so excited that our store has sold another division one winning entry!” he exclaimed.
 
“We sold a division one winning entry last year, so it we are stoked it has happened again!
 
“We hope the mystery winner comes forward soon to claim their prize so they can start to enjoy their winnings!”
 
The winning numbers in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3696 on Monday 18 September 2017 were 13, 43, 9, 14, 4 and 18. The supplementary numbers were 2 and 37.
 
Across Australia there were two division one winning entries in Monday & Wednesday Lotto draw 3696 – one from Victoria and one from Queensland.
 
Last financial year, there were 82 division one winning Monday & Wednesday Lotto entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions, which collectively won more than $80 million.
 
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 307 so far this calendar year, including 111 won by Tatts customers.