Glendale woman’s grocery shop bags $200,000 Lucky Lotteries win!
A Glendale woman bagged more than just milk and bread on her trip to the shops today, with the Lake Macquarie resident also picking up $200,000 from the latest Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.
The New South Wales player scored the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1486, drawn Monday 1 June 2020. As well as winning the 1st Prize, the woman also won a consolation prize of $2,000 boosting her total windfall to $202,000.
This afternoon, we spoke to the winner, moments after she had made her exciting discovery.
“I was just about to do my groceries and so I just dropped into the newsagency and checked my ticket from earlier in the week,” she explained.
“I was very shocked but also very excited! I cried a lot.
“Now I am just sitting in my car thinking about it.
“It’s overwhelming. My mind is all over the place.
“I am absolutely over the moon! It’s just amazing.
“It’s a beautiful surprise.
“I love Lucky Lotteries! I don’t even care about the jackpot prize, I have been chasing that $200,000 prize!
“Now I have to compose myself, so I can go get these groceries!”
When asked how she planned to enjoy her windfall, the overjoyed winner said she was keen to celebrate her good fortune straight away.
“I am going to celebrate tonight with my family. I am going to make pasta and cupcakes,” she explained.
“I honestly don’t really know what I will do with my prize. I will help my family of course, and I could use a new car.”
The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her winning entry at Nextra Glendale, Shop 33 Stockland Centre, 387 Lake Road, Glendale.
Nextra Glendale owner Chris Murphy said she was thrilled for her local customer.
“Oh my gosh, we are very excited,” she said.
“When she came in to check her ticket today, we realised she was our winner.
“It was an incredible moment! We love when our customers’ dreams come true.
“We are so happy for our winner and wish her all the very best.
“We have sold quite a few major prizes across different games. We want to sell a major prize in each game!
“We can’t wait to sell more and make more of our customers dreams come true.”