Hunter Valley man welcomes perfect retirement boost with Lucky Lotteries win
A Hunter Valley man has received a perfect retirement boost, scoring $100,000 in a recent Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.
The New South Wales player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10371, drawn Thursday 30 April 2020.
Confirming his surprise win with us this afternoon, the man said he’d just checked his ticket on the app to discover the happy news.
“Thank you very much,” he laughed.
“It feels so good. It’s such exciting news!
“My wife and I have been sitting down trying to digest the news. It’s amazing. It’s come at a great time.
“When we first checked the ticket, we were in disbelief and then all we could think was ‘wow!’.
“We’ve been playing lottery for quite some time so it’s lovely to have such a nice win!”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his windfall, the Hunter Valley resident explain it was the ideal nest egg.
“We’re going to really enjoy it,” he said.
“For us it’s just a wonderful relief during these uncertain times, I don’t think the timing could have been better.
“It’s the perfect boost for our retirement. It’s excellent! The thrilled man, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry of one number at Bellbird Fruit Newsagent and General Store, 378 Wollombi Road, Bellbird.
Bellbird Fruit Newsagent and General Store team member Kelly-Anne Ewing said it was the first major prize winning entry the outlet had sold.
“It’s very exciting, we’ve all been on such a buzz!” she exclaimed.
“It’s lovely knowing this amazing prize has gone to a local and regular customer.
“It’s great news for our community and we hope it’s the beginning of many more big wins for our customers.
“Congratulations to the winner, we are so happy for him!”