Just in time for Father’s Day: Australia’s Instant Scratch-Its top prize postcodes revealed
Hey Instant Scratch-Its aficionados! Father’s Day is just around the corner — the day when we celebrate the dads, grandads and father figures in our lives.
It’s also one of the busiest times of year for Instant-Scratch-Its scratching! With millions of prizes up for grabs across a huge range of tickets, you could surprise and delight dad with a winning moment.
Just in time for this special occasion, we’re excited to reveal the Instant Scratch-Its top prize locations.
While Instant Scratch-Its top prizes can land anywhere, clusters of wins can emerge from year to year. We’ve been crunching the numbers and have these hotspots hot off the press.
So, without further ado, here are the latest Instant Scratch-Its top prize hotspots. Maybe these postcodes will deliver for some dads out there this Father’s Day.
State of the Nation
Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019, there were 118 Instant Scratch-Its top prize winners across the Lott’s jurisdictions. If your dad is a maroon’s supporter, now he has even more reason to love the Sunshine State. 42 of these top prizes were sold in Queensland — more than any other state in the country!
New South Wales wasn’t too far behind with 39 Instant Scratch-Its top prizes, while Victoria had 21 and South Australia had 10. The Australian Capital Territory enjoyed four wins and the Northern Territory and Tasmania had one each.
Ode to the Postcodes
In Queensland, six postcodes each sold two top prize-winning Instant Scratch-Its tickets. Townsville’s Kirwan/Thuringowa (4817) leads the way with total top prize wins worth more than $1.55 million.Other hot suburbs include Goodna (4300), Burpengary (4505), Morayfield (4506), Caboolture/Beachmere (4510), and Waterford (4133).
Port Lincoln (5606) in South Australia also sold two top prize-winning Instant Scratch-Its, as did both Bateau Bay (2261) and Brookvale (2100) in New South Wales, and Kangaroo Flat (3555) and Kennington (3550) in Victoria.
During the past 12 months, our 118 thrilled Instant Scratch-Its top prize winners collectively took home more than $12.4 million. Some will be using their windfall to travel the world, renovate the house, or treat their family and loved ones.
Are you or your dad living in one of these Instant Scratch-Its hotspots? Or perhaps there’s a different location waiting to make its mark on the map. With 25 million winning moments occurring all across the country last year, an Instant Scratch-Its win could land anywhere!
If you’re still on the hunt for a great way to treat your dad, grandad, father figure, or even yourself, the new $10 Live the Life Instant Scratch-It could be just the ticket. This nifty gift slips into a card and provides dad with the opportunity to win $1,000 a week, every week, for 10 whole years.
Grab one in-stores today!