It’s possible someone in Victoria is heading to bed tonight completely unaware they won the entire $50 million Oz Lotto jackpot in tonight’s draw – becoming the game’s biggest winner of 2022. 

The mystery Victorian held the only division one winning entry nationally in Oz Lotto draw 1494, drawn Tuesday 4 October 2022. They take home the entire $50 million jackpot. 

The winning entry was sold at a Tatts outlet in the City of Casey, in Melbourne’s south-east. 

So far this year, 13 Oz Lotto division one wins have scored more than $225 million in prize money. 

In addition to the sole division one win, there were a total of 778,643 prizes worth more than $18 million won in divisions two to seven in tonight’s Oz Lotto draw. Among those winners were 14 division two winners who each took home a $47,858.55 prize. 

The winning entry was unregistered, meaning we have to wait for the mystery ticketholder to discover their life-changing news and come forward to claim their prize.  

Imagine going to bed tonight not knowing you’ve just won $50 million in Oz Lotto! That’s the reality for one mystery Victorian after scoring division one in tonight’s Oz Lotto draw.

While we’ve been unable to confirm the division one win with tonight’s winner, we can guarantee that when they check their ticket and discover their news, they’ll be jumping for joy. 

Not only is this mystery Victorian Oz Lotto’s biggest winner for 2022, but they’re also the year’s fourth biggest winner across all lottery games. 

We’re encouraging everyone to check their entries because they might be the newly-minted multi-millionaire we’re searching for! If you think you’re holding this very valuable entry, give us a call on 131 868. 

In Victoria, people have 12 months to claim their prizes directly from us. After that time, the prize goes to the Victorian State Revenue Office and there is a process to collect it from there. So while there’s still plenty of time to claim the prize, the clock is ticking, so check your tickets!

The winning numbers in Oz Lotto draw 1494 on Tuesday 4 October 2022 were 37, 42, 47, 39, 5, 17 and 20, while the supplementary numbers were 29, 22 and 38.