A total of $279.7 million in Oz Lotto division one prize money was shared by 18 entries in 2021! So far in 2022 there have been 12 division one winning entries, sharing over $175 million.
From outback Queensland, to inner-city Melbourne and along the coast of New South Wales, Oz Lotto wins stretched far and wide across the country.
Oz Lotto delivered plenty of big Aussie fun across the country in 2021, and 2022 has already seen some amazing wins-we can’t wait to see where the next big jackpot lands.
Oz Lotto Division 1 wins from 1 January- 23 August 2022.
|State||2022 Division 1 wins||Total Division 1 prize money|
|New South Wales||6||$59,293,522.60|
|State||2021 Division 1 wins||Total Division 1 prize money|
|New South Wales||5||$46,490,531.68|
The biggest jackpot Oz Lotto offered in 2021 was a $50 million prize which was shared by a Mackay woman and a group of 10 Victorians.
We reached out to the North Queensland winner shortly after the draw who was was completely floored by the news of her win.
In November 2012, Oz Lotto offered an epic $100 million,the largest jackpot offered in Australian lottery history at the time!
As a result of a strong number of entries purchased into the draw, the division one prize pool was boosted to a phenomenal $111,972,151.04!
There were four division one winning entries in this record-breaking draw, with each taking home $27,993,037.76. Two of the division one winning entries were from Victoria, one was from the ACT and one was from Queensland.
One of the Victorian division one winning entries was held by a Meadow Heights family, who planned to use their win to set their children up for the future, purchase property, and go on an overseas holiday!
“I don’t drink often but I’ll be popping a bottle of champagne now!” the Victorian winning woman laughed when our team confirmed the news.
It took the Queensland division one winner, a Townsville man, a few days to realise he was walking around with a multi-million-dollar winning entry in his back pocket. After hearing on the radio that someone in the area had won, he finally decided to check his ticket. And he was glad he did!
“We’ll have to let it all sink in first though. I’m not sure how we’ll celebrate, but as soon as I get off the phone I’m going to go and give my wife a big kiss!” the North Queensland winner laughed.
|Year||About the winners|
|2022||“We’re Aussie battlers no more!”: A Goulburn couple confessed they had not been able to hold the tears back their incredible $20 million Oz Lotto win.|
|2021||A Coffs Harbour woman who won $5 million in July confessed she always knew she was going to win, so she wasn’t too surprised to receive the winning call.|
|2020||A Wollongong retiree had his heart set on a road trip around the country in a shiny new caravan after learning he won $7.5 million in November.|
|2019||It was a gold rush in the Sunshine State when two entries shared in a $80 million Oz Lotto jackpot. An Ipswich mum was excited to plan a family holiday to Canada, while a Sunshine Coast man told us he would attend the Italian Grand Prix.|
|2018||Smoko break was set to become a permanent thing for a Melbourne construction worker who won $10 million in November.|
|2017||Three players - one each from Queensland, New South Wales, and Western Australian - shared Oz Lotto's $50 million jackpot in July.|
|2016||A syndicate of friends had a Christmas to remember after their entry scooped the entire $70 million Oz Lotto jackpot in December.|
For over 28 years the Oz Lotto balls have been delivering truckloads of cash to Aussies from all over the country. Every Tuesday, Oz Lotto offers a minimum division one prize pool of $3 million. If there are no division one winners, the prize pool jackpots to the next draw. The largest advertised Oz Lotto jackpot to date was a massive $100 million draw in 2012!
On a Tuesday night, 10 balls are drawn at random from balls numbered 1 to 47. The first seven balls drawn are the "winning numbers" while the last three numbers are the "supplementary numbers".
Oz Lotto is a national game, which can be played at The Lott in jurisdictions including Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Chance of winning Oz Lotto Division 1 is 1 in 62,891,499.