“Are you sure this is not a hoax?”: Kenthurst man’s $100,000 winning phone call
A Kenthurst man has had the shock of his lifetime, answering the phone to news he won $100,000 in the latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.
The New South Wales player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10384, drawn Monday 1 June 2020.
As well as winning the 1st prize, the man’s entry also won a consolation prize of $1,000, boosting his total win to $101,000.
This afternoon we called the winner, who had no idea he had just become Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot’s latest 1st Prize winner.
“Thank you so much!” he laughed.
“It is a bit of a shock! A very big shock actually!
“Can you hang on a moment. I want to go get my wife and get you to break the news to her.”
“Oh my god! Ahhhh,” his wife screamed as she heard the winning news.
“Are you sure this is not a hoax?
“This is such a great surprise!
“Thank you very, very much!”
The overjoyed man said he’d be spending the night having a few celebratory drinks and making plans for how to enjoy his prize.
“God, I need some good scotch and my wife needs a nice bottle of wine to celebrate this,” he laughed.
“There’s so much we could do with this prize. I want to help my family.
“I’d love to go on a trip too eventually. Then I will put some towards my future retirement.”
The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry of two consecutive numbers at Kenthurst Cellars, Shop 1 Kenthurst Village Shopping Centre, 2 Nelson Street, Kenthurst.
Kenthurst Cellars manager Bel Kainz said she couldn’t be happier for her winning customer.
“How good is it,” she said.
“We are very excited! Very, very, excited!
“It’s just fantastic news! We can’t believe it!
“We wish our winner all the very best and hope he enjoys it! We are just so happy for him.
“It’s been a while since we’ve sold a major prize winning entry, so hopefully this is the start of a winning streak!”