A Northern Rivers man has ended the working week on a high, discovering he’s heading into the weekend $200,000 richer.

The New South Wales player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1268, drawn Friday 5 April 2019.

The young father answered a phone call from us this afternoon while he was still at work to hear the exciting news.

“Really?” he questioned. 

“I don’t know what to say. 

“That’s so good. Thank you so much!

“Oh wow! I’m shaking. I’m at work!

”The winner told us he’d been playing Lucky Lotteries sporadically and couldn’t quite believe his good fortune. 

“This has come at such a perfect time!” he exclaimed. 

“I think we will put it on the home loan. 

“My wife is going to be so happy. How exciting! 

“This is really incredible!”

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry of 10 random numbers online at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.