Orange woman “in a dream” after $200,000 Lucky Lotteries win
An Orange woman today admitted she felt like she was in a dream after discovering she won $200,000 in a Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw almost ten days ago.
The New South Wales player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1357, drawn Wednesday 19 June 2019. However she only realised her good fortune when she checked her entry today.
Sharing her excitement with us this morning, the winner revealed she’d been completely oblivious to her good fortune.
“I’m very surprised. I feel like I’m in a dream!” she laughed.
“I’ve just come down to the local newsagency to check my ticket and it looks like I’ve won something big!
“I’m still in shock.
“I can’t believe I’ve been walking around for the last 10 days or so with a ticket worth $200,000 in my wallet!
“It’s amazing. It’s just wonderful!”
The hardworking woman shared her unexpected windfall would significantly speed up retirement plans for her and her husband.
“We will be able to retire years earlier than we ever expected, which is fantastic!” she exclaimed.
“And we will be debt free!
“We will certainly be celebrating our win with a trip overseas to visit some family.”
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her winning entry at Orange Central Newsagency, Metro Plaza, Shop 23, 214 Summer Street, Orange.
Orange Central Newsagency owner Gary Allen said he was relieved to know the winner had finally checked her ticket and realised their good fortune.
“We’ve been waiting so patiently for our customer to check her ticket,” he laughed.
“We are so pleased to have sold another major prize winning entry and now we hope the jackpot prize will go to one of our customers next!
“It’s great to see these big wins land within our local community. It just shows that people do win big prizes in their home towns.
“We wish our winner all the very best and hope this prize brings her plenty of happiness and relief.”