A Terrigal man has promised to take his family on the trip of a lifetime after winning $201,000 in yesterday’s Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.

The New South Wales man won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1172, drawn Thursday 6 December 2018. The player also won a consolation prize of $1,000, rounding up his total win to $201,000.

The unsuspecting winner was in complete shock when we broke the news to him, admitting the surprise announcement had left him speechless.

“Wow, how cool is that?” he eventually rejoiced.

“That is absolutely fantastic!

“I usually check the results online but I had forgotten to for this draw.”

The Central Coast resident explained he’s been playing Lucky Lotteries for years.

“I’ve been entering the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw for a while thinking it would be great to win $30 million,” he laughed.

“But holy moly, it is great to win this!

“I’m a little bit speechless.”

The man revealed his plans for Christmas and the New Year would now change after winning the sudden windfall.

“This will definitely come in handy for some plans for next year,” he said.

“I really wanted to take the family to Europe, that’s certainly on the cards now.

“I’m going to keep playing in hope of winning the jackpot though, you just never know, do you?!”

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