Brisbane welcomes a new group of millionaires thanks to Saturday Gold Lotto
Brisbane is suddenly aflush with a new group of millionaires after three locals walked away with division one prizes in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto Superdraw.
The south-east Queenslanders held three of the 14 division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4165, drawn Saturday 19 June 2021. Each division one winning entry took home $1,428,571.43.
Carindale man still stunned by weekend revelation
This morning we confirmed the life-changing win with a Carindale man, who made the incredible discovery yesterday.
“Thank you very much,” he laughed.
“I still can’t believe it.
“My wife bought the ticket for me during the week. It was on the fridge, and I checked it yesterday on my phone.
“This stuff doesn’t happen to people like us.
“We are amazed. I had to pinch myself this morning.
“Thank you. It’s amazing. There’s so much we can do. It’s a massive, massive relief.”
His division one winning entry was purchased at Nextra Carindale News, Shop 2004A Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road, Carindale.
Nextra Carindale News store manager Tracy Renwick said they’d been sharing the excitement and joy with their customers.
“The last time we sold a division one winning entry was in 2017, so we are very happy,” she said.
“We would like to congratulate our division one winner and wish them the greatest happiness with their prize.
“We are just so thrilled and excited to have sold this division one winning entry!”
Victoria Point woman kicks off her week with million-dollar news
When we called the Victoria Point woman this morning, she had no idea her life was about to change in a very exciting way.
“Oh wow. Are you kidding?” she started to question.
“I don’t know what to say right now. I am stunned.
“Oh my gosh. Thank you.
“Wow. I am stunned. You always dream of this day and now it’s here!
“I had no clue. Oh my gosh.
“It will allow me to achieve my dream of having my very own house.
“Wow! Wow! Wow!”
The Victoria Point woman purchased her division one winning entry online at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.
New Farm retiree lost for words over million-dollar win
This morning, a New Farm resident was struggling to put into words how he felt about his million-dollar prize.
“Thank you, thank you, thank you,” he said.
“I checked the ticket yesterday. I am honestly still in shock.
“I can’t explain what this means to me. Thank you.”
He purchased his division one winning entry at Premier News & Casket, Shop 5, 83 Merthyr Road, New Farm.
Premier News & Casket employee Lakisha Milley said the outlet had sold many division one winning entries over the years, and they were thrilled a regular customer had added to the tally.
“It was so exciting,” she said.
“He comes in every day to buy a lottery ticket and the paper. It is so nice to see it go to a local.
“Congratulations to him!”