Seventh number the charm: Oakleigh East man scores $200,000 Lucky Lotteries prize
An Oakleigh East man has declared his mortgage pressure is off after scoring a $200,000 1st Prize in a recent Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.
The south-east Melbourne player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1332, drawn Thursday 30 May 2019.
Sharing his joy with us this morning, the winner revealed he had only been playing Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot since the jackpot started climbing.
“I have been buying a few tickets a week since the jackpot reached over $20 million,” he explained.
“I usually only get five numbers, but the other day I decided to get seven and I’m glad I did because it was the seventh number that won it!
“I don’t usually register my entries but I always buy them from the same place.
“When they discovered they had sold a winning entry they were telling everyone to check their tickets.
“So I went down, scanned my ticket and it said I had won. I thought ‘holy sh*t, it’s me!’.”
The thrilled winner confessed the win would give him a bit of ‘breathing space’ on his mortgage repayments.
“We just bought a new house so this will be very helpful!” he declared.
“It will cover everything we put towards the deposit and then some. It will give us a bit of breathing space while we settle in.”
The happy man, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his entry of seven consecutive numbers at East Oakleigh Newsagency, 190 Huntingdale Road, Oakleigh East.