Holidays on the horizon for $10 million Oz Lotto winner!
An unsuspecting holidaymaker has woken to the news she is now a multi-millionaire after winning division one prize of $10 million in Oz Lotto draw 1245 drawn Tuesday 2 January 2018.
As well as winning the life changing $10 million division one prize, the thrilled winner also won division three seven times, bolstering her total Oz Lotto prize to $10,026,020.75.
When speaking with a Tatts official this morning to confirm her win, there was a moment of silence at the end of the line after the woman heard the life-changing news.
“10 million what? 10 million dollars did you just say that? Calm down! Oh my god, oh my god, ok, I have to sit down!” the woman exclaimed after a few seconds.
“Oh my god! I’m so happy! I’m crying but laughing too at the same time. Thank you very much!
“How much was it again? I still can’t take it all in! It still hasn’t sunk it yet, not at all! Let me tell you!
“I’m going to help my family and do what I need to do, because we’ve been struggling. Oh my god!
“Oh my god, I don’t know what to say to you! I thank you very very much! You have made my year, my life and my dreams come true!
“I thought you were just calling me for $10,000 or something like that!” she laughed as she told her husband to stay calm.
“Calm down, don’t have a heart attack on me now husband!”
The woman who was on holiday when she discovered the life changing news declared that more holidays were part of her future plans now she was a multi-millionaire.
“I will most definitely be spending more time on holidays! I can go where I really, really want to go!”
The regular player explained that her 2 game system 8 marked entry was one she had been playing for years.
“That’s the ticket I’ve been playing for years with my children,” she said.
“They are the numbers we have been using for a very long time. My kids and I and my husband we all picked them together and we just keep putting them through!”
The over-the-moon woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her entry at Wodonga Plaza Cards & Tatts, Shop 45, Elgin Street, Wodonga.
This is the third division one winning entry sold at Wodonga Plaza Cards & Tatts in the past 12 months and the fourth division one winning entry in the town of Wodonga in the same timeframe.
Tony Thorp, owner of Wodonga Plaza Cards & Tatts, said he was thrilled to have sold another division one winning entry.
“It’s just great! It is our fourth division one winning entry in 20 months!” he exclaimed.
“It is certainly the biggest division one win we’ve ever sold and we believe it is the biggest one sold in Wodgona ever!
“We are so happy for our winner and we wish them all the best with this life-changing prize!”
There were four division one winning entries in Oz Lotto draw 1246 – one each from Queensland and Victoria and two were purchased online.
The winning numbers in Oz Lotto’s $40 million draw 1246 on Tuesday 2 January 2018 were 8, 26, 1, 12, 30, 43 and 28. The supplementary numbers were 7 and 11.
Last financial year, 18 Oz Lotto winning entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions won more than $182 million.
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 229 so far this financial year, including 80 won by Tatts customers.