“It’s off to a fabulous start!”: Gladstone Gold Lotto winner upgrades plans for 2021
A Gladstone woman’s opinion of 2021 has soared after discovering she’s become a millionaire from the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto $30 Million Megadraw.
The Central Queenslander held one of the 19 division one winning entries in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4117, drawn Saturday 2 January 2021. Each division one winning entry scored $1,578,947.37.
“It’s completely life-changing for us!” the woman exclaimed when an we confirmed her win.
“My family called out the numbers and I started circling the numbers on my ticket. Then another. Then another. Then I had all six!
“We’ve been pinching ourselves for two days. I probably only buy three Lotto tickets a year!
“I was in quiet disbelief at first, but it’s really sinking in today.
“This is totally life-changing for us. It will do huge things for us. Working less is definitely on the cards.
“We’ll certainly share with our family. It will make a lot of people happy.”
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her winning entry at Gladstone Central News & Gifts, Shop 7-8, Gladstone Central Shopping Centre, West Gladstone.
Gladstone Central News & Gifts owner Alison Moodie said it was great to see another division one win land in her outlet.
“My first thought was, ‘Wow, my team and I have just made someone's dreams come true!’. I had goosebumps,” she exclaimed.
“This is our second division one winning ticket in the outlet since we opened in October 2018. Our last was in March 2019. It's a great feeling to know we have helped change someone's life.
“We have decorated with balloons and streamers and we are telling every customer who comes through the door.
“Congratulations to our winner! We wish them all the best!”