A group of long-time mates have experienced what it’s like to win together after their private syndicate bagged more than $929,000 in the weekend’s Saturday Lotto draw.

The New South Wales residents held one of the six division one winning entries in Saturday Lotto draw 4331, drawn Saturday 21 January 2023. Their winning entry scored a total prize of $929,275.78.

“I never thought I’d receive a phone call like this mate! It’s an incredible feeling,” the syndicate leader exclaimed when confirming the win with us.

“This is going to make myself and nine other people very happy.

“It’s going to change our lives really! I can’t even put into words how shocked we were when we discovered the win.

“We’re just a bunch of mates who’ve been playing together for a few years now. To win together is what we’ve always dreamed of.

“And of course, it means each of us can get ahead in life, help out our families and share the joy around a bit.

“What a way for 2023 to start for us all!

The winning marked 50-game entry was purchased online at thelott.com – the official home of Australia’s lotteries.