A dad from south-west Brisbane plans to surprise his family with a trip to Hawaii today after the revelation he won $200,000 in the latest Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.

The contender for Father of the Year won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1223, drawn Thursday 14 February 2019. His entry also won a consolation prize of $1,000.

We contacted the unsuspecting winner this afternoon to deliver the exciting news.

“You’re kidding me?!” he exclaimed.

“That’s unbelievable! Thank you so much. I’m stunned. I’m absolutely stunned.

“It’s awesome! It’s life-changing to be honest.

“It’s absolutely fantastic. How awesome!

“Happy Valentine’s Day to me!”

The Brisbane man revealed he had been playing Lucky Lotteries regularly and couldn’t wait to share his news with the rest of his family.

“I noticed the jackpot was really getting up there. I was playing for the $40 million, but this is just amazing. This will change our lives,” he explained.

“I can’t wait to tell my family. They probably won’t believe me to begin with but there will be tears for sure.

“I honestly don’t know how I’ll spend it. I’ll use it wisely, that’s for sure!

“The kids have always wanted to go to Hawaii so that would be awesome!

“It’s come at a brilliant time!”

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry of two consecutive numbers online at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.