An Alice Springs man has confessed he can’t wait to pay off the rest of his mortgage after a free ticket scored him $100,000 in a recent Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.

The Northern Territory resident won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10816, drawn Tuesday 12 December 2023.

In addition to his $100,000 bounty, the winning man’s entry also scored a consolation prize of $1,000, bolstering his total prize to $101,000.

“Oh, thank you very much!” he cheered when we called to confirm his life-enhancing victory.

“I just checked the results online! I can’t believe it.

“I showed my wife and said, ‘Is this true or what?’

“Oh yeah, and I won on a free ticket that I got from a previous draw!

“We’ll be able to fully pay off the house which is a dream come true. We only have a bit left so this is a great help!”

His winning entry of two consecutive numbers was purchased online at - Australia’s official lotteries.