A retired Cessnock couple are off to the pub for a celebratory lunch after winning $100,000 in today’s Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.

The duo from the Hunter Region won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10641, drawn Friday 12 August 2022.

When we contacted the winners to deliver the incredible news, the couple confessed they’d been patiently waiting for their winning moment for decades.

“What! Oh my god, is this real?!” the winning woman exclaimed.

“We’ve been playing Lucky Lotteries since we were first tied the knot over 40 years ago!

“Never in our wildest dreams did we think we’d ever win a major lottery prize.

“I’m over the bloody moon!

“This is amazing and really means the world to us. It’s going to make our retired life a lot easier, that’s for sure.

“I’m still trembling. Thank you so much!”

When asked how they’d celebrate their windfall, there was little hesitation from the happy husband.

“We’re heading straight to the pub for a celebratory lunch!” he exclaimed.

“There’s no better reason for it!”

Their winning entry of two random numbers was purchased online at thelott.com – the official home of Australia’s lotteries.