Early retirement on the cards for Wool Bay Saturday X Lotto winner!
A woman from Wool Bay is contemplating early retirement after discovering the news she is now a millionaire after winning division one in Saturday X Lotto draw 3831 drawn Saturday 7 April 2018.
The happy winner was one of four division one winning entries nationally, one each from South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and
Western Australia, each who took home a division one prize of $1,030,924.39.
When speaking with an SA Lotteries official this morning to confirm her win the woman was overcome with disbelief at her good fortune.
“You’re joking! Ahh! No!” the woman exclaimed in shock.
“Can you tell me that amount again? Are you really sure it’s me? Oh my god! Is this definite?
“I usually just grab a Saturday X Lotto QuickPick every week and I had a $7 win last week which I thought was good!”
When asked how she planned to spend her Saturday X Lotto windfall she revealed it would go a long way in helping her family.
“Well I’ve got kids that have mortgages so helping with them will be a start,” she shared.
“First of all I’ll help them, because we’ve always had their names on our ticket sort of like a family syndicate so I’ll share it with
“I’ll also be able to finish buying my house and pay it off.
“I thought I’d have another few years at work but now I can retire.”
The woman confessed she wasn’t sure how she would celebrate her new millionaire status.
“Oh my god, I don’t know who to call first!” she laughed.
“I won’t be able to hand in my notice until I have it in the bank account but I am sure they will wonder why I am nervous and smiling
“I think I need to go and have a bit of a good cry now!”
The thrilled winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her 36-game QuickPick entry at Troubridge Hotel, 24 Blanche Street, Edithburgh.
Terene Austin, owner of Troubridge Hotel, said they were thrilled to have sold their first division one win.
“We’ve been here just under three years and this is the first division one winning entry we have sold so we are extremely excited,” he
“We’ll be telling all of our customers we’ve sold a winner and hope there will be another one in the area soon.
“We wish the customer all the best with their win and hope they enjoy their prize.”
The six winning numbers in Saturday X Lotto draw 3831 on Saturday 7 April 2018 were 7, 17, 8, 35, 6 and 23, while the supplementary numbers were 29 and 30.
Across Australia, there were four division one winning entries in draw Saturday X Lotto draw 3831 – one each from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 332 so far this financial year, including 31 won by SA Lotteries customers.