Winning grin for Port Adelaide woman thanks to $50,000 Keno win!
With $50,000 about to land in her bank account, A Port Adelaide woman has revealed the first thing she’s planning to do with her Keno prize is upgrade her smile.
The winner scored the $50,000 Keno Spot 8 prize in draw 314, drawn 18 September 2021.
Speaking with us this morning, the South Australian relayed how the excitement unfolded.
“Every Saturday, I have a tradition of picking up a Keno ticket on my way to work,” she shared.
“I play the same numbers each time, which I have been playing for more than five years now.
“I’ve had a few decent wins in the past, but never anything like this.
“When I was at work, I checked the numbers online and that’s when I saw I’d won $50,000.
“I was blown away! I just kept saying, ‘Oh my god! Oh my god! Finally!’.
“I went numb after that! I could barely speak, but eventually, I managed to call my mum and share the news with her.
“It’s just fantastic. I am really so happy. I love Keno!
“After I let the news sink in, I carried on with my workday, but I could not stop thinking about my win.
“It’s the only thing that was running through my head! I just kept thinking, ‘$50,000! You beauty’.”
When asked how she intended to enjoy her windfall, the Adelaide woman said she’d already been busy making plans.
“I would love to get a new car, and there’s a few small things around the house that need doing,” she explained.
“I also want to get my teeth done, and then I will invest whatever is left.”
The winning entry was purchased at Port Mall Lotteries & Newsagency, Shop 1 & 2 / The Port Mall Shopping Centre, 176 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide.
Port Mall Lotteries & Newsagency senior team member Julie Groves said the entire team was celebrating the major win.
“Isn’t that fantastic news!” she said.
“We’ve been waiting for a big winner, so it’s just fabulous.
“We’d love to send our congratulations to the winner. We wish them all the very best and hope they can do some really great things with their prize. We are so happy for them!
“It’s lovely when a customer wins a major prize, and we can’t wait to do it again.”