A retired woman from Runcorn was left speechless this morning after discovering she was one of six winners to take home a boosted division two prize of $177,522.85 thanks to the Monday & Wednesday Gold Lotto Cashcades promotion

The shocked woman discovered her win when she checked her online account this morning and discovered its balance had ballooned by over $100,000!

“I got the email that I had won this morning and when I logged on to my online account and checked the amount I was staggered!” the winner explained.

“Oh that’s lovely! - You’ve made my day!”

The retiree planned to share some of the money with family and friends but was looking forward to relaxing in retirement without financial stress.

“She has always played lotto, and now she will be able to make things more comfortable for herself and help out with things around her house,” Her son who was visiting from Sydney explained as the winner sat down to let the news sink in.

“I only arrived in Brisbane yesterday so it’s great timing to be able to celebrate with Mum!” 

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her winning 12-game QuickPick entry online via the Lott – Australia’s official lotteries.

There were five other division two winning entries in Australia; one from Tasmania and the rest from Queensland including one which was a store syndicate. 

In Monday & Wednesday Gold Lotto draw 3684 on Monday 7 August, as there were no division one winners, the six division two winners took home an additional prize - bringing their share to $117,552.85 each.

The six winning numbers in Monday & Wednesday Gold Lotto draw 36684 on Monday 7 August 2017 were 6, 41, 29, 35, 32 and 44. The supplementary numbers were 18 and 3.

The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 250 so far this calendar year, including 96 won by Tatts customers.