A Botany local has just discovered he’s the mystery winner lottery officials had been searching for, scoring $200,000 earlier this week. 

The elusive New South Wales player won the 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1503, drawn Tuesday 13 October 2020. 

Sharing his excitement with us this morning, the man explained he’d just discovered the exciting news. 

“I’ve just checked the ticket right now,” he said. 

“I’m completely surprised! “I’m elated! I had absolutely no idea. 

“I do play regularly, but I never imagined actually winning the top prize! 

“It’s very exciting.” 

When asked how he planned to enjoy his prize, the Botany man said he’d relish every minute of it. 

“I’m going to sit back and relax for a little while,” he said. 

“It’s going to really take the pressure off. 

“It’s a great feeling.” 

The winning entry was purchased at BP Botany, 1579 Botany Road, Botany. 

BP Botany team member Ben Alden said the team couldn’t be more excited for their winner. 

“What a fantastic surprise for the winner!” he exclaimed. 

“We’ve been encouraging all of our players to check their tickets.

“We’re so glad this winner has discovered their win. 

“Fingers crossed we have many more major wins soon!”