“I think I am going to pass out!”: Logan man’s incredible $17 million Powerball win
A Logan man is planning to break the news to his family that he won more than $17 million in last night’s Powerball draw by pulling into his driveway in a flash new car.
The Queensland man held the only division one winning entry across Australia in Powerball draw 1254, drawn Thursday 28 May 2020, scoring the division one prize of $17,361,060.30.
This morning, we called the winning man, who was completely oblivious he’d become an overnight multi-millionaire.
“Gosh, sorry, I am only just getting out of bed. I am still half asleep! I have been a bit lazy today,” he explained.
“Wow! You are not pranking me, are you? I have a lot of friends that prank me!
“Oh my god! You can’t imagine how much this means to me.
“I think I am going to pass out! This completely changes everything for me.
“I almost didn’t buy a ticket, but then I thought ‘why not?’! What a good decision.
“I don’t think I will sleep for six weeks after this phone call!
“This is life-changing for my family. Thank you so much.
“I am not going to tell my family. I am just going to rock up to the house with some fancy purchase, maybe a new car, and see if they can guess we are now multi-millionaires!”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his multi-million-dollar prize, the overjoyed man said he already had a long list.
“I am definitely going to retire from work. I want to buy a house too and a new car,” he said.
“I will share it with my kids and a few friends.
“I want to see the world! I have barely been anywhere.”
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning 8-game QuickPick entry at IGA Meadowbrook, Shop 9, 2 Yeates Crescent, Meadowbrook.
IGA Meadowbrook owner Sam Rizk said he was celebrating making one of his customers a multi-millionaire.
“What incredible news!” he said.
“We wish our winner all the very best and hope he enjoys living life as a multi-millionaire.
“Hopefully, we have some more major prize wins soon!”
The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1254 on Thursday 28 May 2020 were 24, 30, 25, 10, 9, 21 and 32.
The all-important Powerball number was 19.