Memorable weekend for Melbourne TattsLotto players: Five entries each score $1.4 million!
If you see anyone in Melbourne walking around with a winning smile today, it might be because they scored division one in the weekend’s TattsLotto $20 million Superdraw.
There were 14 division one winning entries across Australia in TattsLotto draw 4165, drawn Saturday 19 June 2021— five of the division one winning entries landed in Melbourne.
Each division one winning entry took home $1,428,571.43.
“I’m a millionaire!”: Young Brunswick West man surprises family with $1 million TattsLotto win
When a young Brunswick West man broke the news to his family that he won $1 million in the weekend’s TattsLotto draw, they started screaming, crying and jumping up and down.
“I found out straight after the draw on Saturday night,” he explained this morning.
“I was so shocked!
“I couldn’t believe it. I was with my mum and sister and I started screaming at them ‘I have won one million dollars! I am a millionaire!’.
“They didn’t believe me at first, but once I showed them my ticket on The Lott app, they realised I wasn’t joking.
“We all started screaming and jumping up and down. They were crying and I was just so happy!
“I think they might be more stoked than me.
“We had some drinks after to celebrate. Honestly, I haven’t slept a wink since then!
“I can’t believe I am a millionaire! I never thought this day would come.
“These past few days have been weird. I keep forgetting I am a millionaire and then I remember again and I get all excited.”
When asked how he intended to enjoy his million-dollar windfall, the Melbourne man said no sleep meant plenty of planning.
“It’s a lot of a money! It’s one million dollars!” he giggled.
“The first thing I will do is pay off my mortgage and give some to my kids.
“I would love to go on a holiday to Greece when we can travel overseas again and I will invest the rest.”
His winning entry was purchased from Grantham LPO, Tatts & News, 34 Grantham Street, Brunswick West.
Grantham LPO, Tatts & News owner Hiep Pham said he wished his division one winner all the very best.
“I was so excited because we sold another division one winning entry in February this year and I was so happy to have another,” he said.
“We will be celebrating this milestone with all of our staff and it has really lifted our spirits.
“This will be the third time we’ve sold a division one winning ticket since we took over the shop seven years ago, so we couldn’t be happier.”
Endeavour Hills man struck with insomnia after million-dollar TattsLotto discovery
An Endeavour Hills man has admitted he was too scared to sleep over the weekend because he was worried he was going to wake up and discover his million-dollar TattsLotto win was all just a dream.
“Thank you very much!” he laughed when we confirmed his winning news.
“I am very, very excited! I have butterflies!
“I found out on Saturday night and I didn’t sleep a wink after that. I am still blown away by it all!
“I keep feeling so confused about it all. How can I be a millionaire?
“It feels like a dream. I am scared to go to sleep and wake up and this all be a dream!
“I celebrated that night with my wife. We had some champagne and started making plans for our prize.”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his windfall, the Melbourne man didn’t hesitate.
“I am renting, so It will mean I can finally buy myself a house,” he shared.
“I also want to go and see a financial advisor so I can invest the rest of it.”
His winning System 7 QuickPick entry was purchased from Endeavour Lotto & News, Shop 53/54 Endeavour Hills Shopping Cen, Matthew Flinders Ave & Heatherton Road, Endeavour Hills.
Endeavour Lotto & News owner Usharani Vinu said her outlet was celebrating another division one win.
“I was very excited to hear this news! It’s wonderful for our customer,” she said.
“We have been sharing the news with all of our customers. They’ve been saying our shop is lucky!
“We last sold a division one winning entry in May this year. We’ve had about 27 major wins in this store, so we are very excited to add another win to our list.”
It’s not just another manic Monday for 20 Ferntree Gully players who scored $1.4 million in TattsLotto
Twenty Ferntree Gully players are likely spending the day celebrating after their syndicate scored division one in the weekend’s TattsLotto draw.
In addition to winning the division one prize of $1,428,571.43, the group syndicate’s System 5 QuickPick entry also won division two 2 times, division three 37 times and division six 8 times, bolstering the syndicate’s total win to $1,483,655.73.
Each of the 20 syndicate member receives a share worth $74,182.79.
The winning syndicate was from Ferntree Gully Newsagency, Shop 2, 69 Station Street, Ferntree Gully. Ferntree Gully Newsagency owner Des Higginbotham said he was delighted to have delivered a big win to his customers.
“It’s just fantastic news,” he said.
“We are so excited to have so many customers share this great prize!
“Congratulations to all of the winners in the syndicate.”
While we’ll be reaching out to those syndicate members who registered their entries to their Tatts Cards, there are many syndicate members who have unregistered entries and may not yet know they’re part of this winning group.
If you purchased a share in a syndicate for the recent TattsLotto, today’s the day to check it! If you discover you’re holding a winning share, call Tatts 131 868 to start the prize claim process!
28 Melbourne TattsLotto players share $1.4 million-dollar-win!
Twenty-eight TattsLotto players from Melbourne have had a winning start to their week, sharing a $1.6 million division one prize from the weekend’s draw.
In addition to winning the division one prize of $1,428,571.43, the syndicate’s System 20 Marked entry also won division two 6 times, division three 78 times, division four 1365 times, division five 1560 times and division six 8730 times, boosting their total windfall to $1,679,775.23.
Each of the 28 syndicate members receive a share worth $59,991.97.
We know some of these division one winning syndicate members have already begun celebrating their good fortune and are kickstarting the new week knowing they have a hefty boost coming into their bank account.
However, others are starting their working week completely obvious to their win.
Previous syndicate winners have told us there’s no better cure for Mondayitis than discovering a TattsLotto win.
Racecourse Lucky Lotto & News, Shop 4, 338-390 Racecourse Road, Flemington, set up the winning syndicate, with shares purchased at 16 Tatts outlets:
- Racecourse Lucky Lotto & News, Flemington (4 shares)
- Eight 8 Lotto, Richmond (4 shares)
- Northland Lotto, Preston (3 shares)
- Moonee Ponds Central Newsagency, Moonee Ponds (3 shares)
- Cairnlea News & Lotto, Cairnlea (2 shares)
- Berwick Village Lotto, Berwick (2 shares)
- Coburg Hub Lotto, Coburg (1 share)Broadmeadows Lucky Lotto, Broadmeadows (1 share)
- Bundoora Centre Newsagency, Bundoor (1 share)Winning Post, Richmond (1 share)
- Clarinda Lotto News and Interpost, Clarinda (1 share)
- Footscray Lotto, Footscray (1 share)Thompsons Road Newsagency, Bulleen (1 share)
- Hastings Gold Mine, Hastings (1 share)
- Merrifield Newsagency & Lotto, Mickleham (1 share)Epping Plaza Lotto and News, Epping (1 share)
The Racecourse Lucky Lotto & News team are thrilled to have set up a winning syndicate and send their congratulations to all winners.
The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 4165 on 19 June 2021 were 30, 40, 34, 14, 41 and 12, while the supplementary numbers were 15 and 27.