A woman from Eden has entered retirement in the best way imaginable after receiving a stunning $200,000 boost from a recent Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.
The South Coast resident won the guaranteed 1st prize of $200,000 in the 1585 Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw, drawn on Thursday August 11, 2022.
When an official from The Lott called the woman from New South Wales, she didn’t believe the new winner and had to rush to a news agency to check her ticket.
“Oh! Oh my God!” she clapped.
“I just rushed to the news agency to check if it’s true, and it is!
“If I didn’t check the ticket at the news agency, I’d be up all night wondering if it was real. I would not sleep!
“I’m a bit in shock. I have to pinch myself to check if it’s real.
“I’m visiting Canberra at the moment and decided to buy a ticket while I’m here. Canberra seems to be my lucky spot!
“I’m retiring now and I don’t have a lot of pension, so it’s just amazing.
“I will remember that phone call forever.”
His winning entry of a random number was purchased from Braddon News AgencyShop 2, 32 Mort Street, Braddon.
The Braddon News Agency The team are delighted to have sold a 1st prize winning entry to a passing visitor and wish them all the best with their prize.
The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot prize is now $13.25 million for the 1586 draw, while the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize is now $21.99 million for the 10640 draw.
In 2021, 127 Lucky Lotteries 1st prize and jackpot winning entries across Australia won over $32.95 million.
Meanwhile, the biggest Lucky Lotteries prize was won by a man from Coolangatta who won a Mega Jackpot prize of $9.41 million in May.
Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot and Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot are raffle type games, which means that there is a set number of tickets in each draw. As each ticket number is unique, there is no price sharing.
Each game has two draws – one that determines the winning numbers and one that determines the jackpot number. If the jackpot number matches one of the winning numbers, the jackpot prize is won. If the jackpot number does not match one of the winning numbers, the jackpot prize will increase for the next draw.
Tickets can be purchased at any authorized lottery outlet, online at thelott.com or via The Lott mobile app.
The official home of Australian lotteries, The Lott operates and markets the leading Australian lottery games that customers know and love to create everyday winners, everyday winners.
In 2021, over 130.8 million winners took home over $3.79 billion in prizes from their favorite games on The Lott, including TattsLotto, Monday & Wednesday Lotto, Powerball, Oz Lotto, Set for Life, Lucky Lotteries , Keno, Super 66, Lotto Strike and Instant Scratch-Its.
Last year, Australia’s official lotteries paid out more than $1.5 billion through state lottery taxes and donations to help community initiatives, such as hospitals, health research, disaster relief disaster and education.