Eagle Vale couple bag $100,000 Lucky Lotteries win while out grocery shopping
An Eagle Vale couple out grocery shopping yesteday got the surprise of a lifetime when they checked their Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot ticket and realised they were the mystery winners lottery officials had been searching for.
The New South Wales players won the 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10449, drawn Monday 22 March 2021.
The ticket was unregistered, so we had no way of contacting the winners to break the news and had to wait for them to come forward to claim their prize.
Yesterday afternoon, the winning couple checked their ticket while out running errands and discovered they had scored $100,000.
“My wife actually received this ticket as a gift for her birthday,” the winning man explained.
“We never in a million years thought it would be a winner!
“We were about to do our grocery shopping yesterday, and so we quickly ducked into the newsagency first to check the ticket.
“My wife was hysterical when we found out! I’m surprised we even got to finish the grocery shopping after!
“She couldn’t stop crying and could barely walk! It was a huge shock.
“I just kept thinking it was a dream. I was pinching myself to see if I was asleep.
“It’s incredible. It’s really great for us!
“We would’ve been happy to win $20, so this is just amazing.
“We are stoked.
“We celebrated last night with some pizza! We are still on cloud nine now!”
When asked how they planned to enjoy their windfall, the overjoyed man said he and his wife had one thing in mind.
“This is going to be a house deposit,” he explained.
“Although I am sure there will be something in there to spoil ourselves when the money first goes into our account!”
The winning entry was purchased at Eagle Vale Newsagency, Shop 6 Eagle Vale MarketplaceCnr Eagle Vale Drive & Gould Road, Eagle Vale.
Eagle Vale Newsagency owner Cynthia Liao said she was thrilled the winners had discovered the news.
“How exciting for our winners!” she said.
“What an incredible moment it would have been to discover they were the mystery winners we were searching for.
“We wish them all the very best with their prize and hope they enjoy it!
“Congratulations to them!”