“I am a multi-millionaire!”: Katoomba man’s life-changing $6 million win
A Katoomba man admitted he’s walking straight out of work so he can go home and break the news to his wife they’re now multi-millionaires after winning more than $6 million in today’s Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.
The New South Wales player won the Jackpot Prize of $6.04 million in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1498, drawn Monday 17 August 2020.
Speaking with us this afternoon, the elated winner said the revelation he was now a multi-millionaire was the best news he’d ever received.
“You are kidding me!” he laughed.
“You’re right. I do need to sit down!
“Oh my god! It’s fantastic!
“Oh my, oh my! Holy heck!
“What a fantastic day!
“You’ve really made my life!
“I can’t wait to tell my wife. I am going to go straight home from work now and tell her.
“She will need to sit down when I break this news.
“I think I am going to need to call you back. I can’t believe this! This doesn’t feel real.
“I can’t believe I am a multi-millionaire!”
The overjoyed man said he wouldn’t just be taking the rest of the week off work, but also the rest of his life, as he plans to retire as soon as possible.
“I will definitely look after my family,” he said.
“That’s the first thing on my list!
“God, I think I will need to take the rest of my life off work, not just the rest of the week!
“I am definitely going to be retiring from work a lot early than planned.”
The winning entry was purchased at Katoomba Newsagency, Shop 1, 101 Katoomba Street, Katoomba. Katoomba Newsagency owner Ray Cameron said the outlet had already begun celebrating.
“Isn’t it exciting,” he said.
“We have had quite a few wins, but this is our biggest!
“We are already in celebration mode, and we will be sharing this wonderful news with our customers.
“It’s not only great news for the outlet and our winner, but also the community.
“We are so happy for our winner and we wish him all the best with his prize.
“We can’t wait for our next big win!”