In case you missed it: Search for $50 million Oz Lotto winner comes to thrilling end
All eyes were on Oz Lotto this week when the entire $50 million jackpot was scored by a mystery Victorian player. Three days after the draw, the winner finally discovered their life-changing prize! Check out her story and more winning highlights below.
Cranbourne mother bags $50 million Oz Lotto win
When Tuesday night’s Oz Lotto jackpot was won by a single division one winning entry, we were eagerly waiting to see who the nation’s newest multi-millionaire would be.
We were thrilled when a Cranbourne mum who’s been a long-time lottery player finally came forward to claim the $50 million prize.
“I couldn’t believe it when I found out there was only one division one winner in Oz Lotto and that they purchased their ticket from Hampton Park. I thought to myself, ‘It can’t be me!’” the winning woman said.
“I decided to look up the winning numbers online this morning and cross them out on my ticket one by one. I was left shocked.
“In all honestly, I can’t think right now. It’s too much of a surprise to think of what I’ll exactly do with my prize, but I know it will go to good use.”
‘Heaven-sent’ prize for Morayfield mum
A Morayfield mum described her Saturday Lotto win as ‘heaven-sent’ after the passing of a family member. The winner scored an amazing $733,492.92 prize and has some grand plans to help her family with this windfall!
“I feel like I’m in a dream and I’m trying to wake up!” the winning woman said.
“I feel as though my beloved late parents are looking down on me this morning. They always dreamt of winning big one day in Lotto. They did this for me.
“Most importantly, we will help our family that means the most to us — our children and their partners.”
Summer adventure ahead for Sunbury man
A number of Aussies took out a Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot 1st Prize this week, including a Sunbury man who has big plans for his $100,000 windfall. With summer just around the corner he said how his win came at ‘the most perfect time’ for a holiday!
“That’s fantastic!” he cheered when we confirmed his bounty.
“This has come at the most perfect time. I’ve been planning a summer holiday.
“I can’t wait to tell my wife! I’ll give her a phone call to let her know.”
Cleve woman scores million-dollar win
A South Australian woman can also look forward to some boosted summer plans after scoring $1 million in Monday & Wednesday Lotto.
“I’m still trying to get my head around it all.” she said when we confirmed her prize.
“So many emotions are going through my head.
“I’m not entirely sure what I’ll spend the prize on, but I know it’s going to do some much good.”
Happy playing! We hope to be calling you soon.