Byron Bay man in disbelief over $200,000 Lucky Lotteries discovery
A Byron Bay man is still in shock after discovering his $200,000 Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot fortune a week after the draw.
The thrilled winner won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1378, drawn Monday 8 July 2019.
Sharing his excitement with us this afternoon, the man revealed he had no idea he’d been walking around with a ticket worth $200,000 for the past week.
“I’m still in shock!” he exclaimed
“Far out! This is huge. I still can’t believe it.
“I just went and checked my ticket. I’m just shocked.
“I thought maybe I’d won a free ticket or something. I’ve never won anything more than a meat tray! I’m absolutely stoked.
“I’m still taking it all in.”
The overjoyed man said his unexpected windfall couldn’t have come at a better time.
“We’ve had a really tough year so this is going to set us up for the future,” he said.
“I’ll be able to help out family and do a few other things I’ve been needing to do for quite some time.”
The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry at Byron Bay Newsagency, Shop 1 Centrepoint, 47 Johnson Street, Byron Bay.
Byron Bay Newsagency manager Adam Stewart said it was priceless to see the happy reaction of his regular customer.
“We’re very excited!” he exclaimed.
“It’s always great selling a major prize winning entry and even better when it goes to a local.
“It’s been a long time coming, we’ve been due for a big win for quite some time.
“Congratulations to them!”