Just in time for Father’s Day: Do you live in an Instant Scratch-Its top prize winning postcode?
With Father’s Day, one of the most popular days for gifting Instant Scratch-Its tickets, just around the corner, we’ve been busy crunching the numbers and are excited to share where the top prizes landed last financial year.
Between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021, there were 176 Instant Scratch-Its top prize winners across Australia (excluding WA). This happy bunch collectively took home more than $14.17 million in prize money.
During this same time, Instant Scratch-Its players enjoyed more than 31.2 million wins across all prize tiers worth more than $274.31 million. This equates to more than $750,000 won on Instant Scratch-Its every day!
The latest data found Queensland took out the top spot for the most big wins last financial year, with 72 top prizes totaling more than $6.6 million in prize money.
Meanwhile, New South Wales claimed 41 top prizes wins totaling more than $3.3 million, while Victorian players enjoyed 38 top prize wins collectively worth more than $2.8 million.
The number and value of Instant Scratch-Its top prizes by state during FY21
|State/ Territory||Number of top prizes won||Total value of top prizes|
|New South Wales||41||$3,381,105.00|
The latest research also reveals the top prize postcodes for the past twelve months – the suburbs in each state that sold more than one top prize winning Instant Scratch-Its.
The postcodes where multiple top-prize winning Instant Scratch-Its were sold during FY21
|State/Territory||Postcode||Suburb||Number of top prizes||Total of top prizes|
|Queensland||4680||Gladstone/Tannum Sands/ Calliope||5||$385,000.00|
|New South Wales||2153||Baulkham Hills||2||$225,000.00|
|New South Wales||2285||Edgeworth||2||$160,000.00|
While we saw pockets of wins in some states, regions and postcodes last financial year, it’s important to remember that a win can land anywhere.
With Instant Scratch-Its tickets being gifted to dads across the country in the coming weeks, we're sure to be chatting to some happy top prize winners!