Having spent years dreaming of buying her own home, a Newcastle woman is ready to start house hunting after scoring division one in the weekend’s Saturday Lotto draw. 

The New South Wales player held one of the 10 division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Lotto draw 4213, drawn Saturday 4 December 2021. Each division one winning entry scored $587,281.03. 

Confirming her exciting prize with us, the woman explained she was still coming to terms with the news. “Thank you,” she laughed. 

“I checked the ticket online on Sunday morning. 

“It was so exciting! I couldn’t believe it. 

“I’ve been playing for years. I’m honestly in shock. I cannot believe this has happened to me. 

“You hope and you dream for so long, and now I am one of the winners. It’s amazing! 

“I’m going to buy a house. It will be incredible to be able to do that.” 

Her winning marked 4-game entry was purchased at Beresfield Newsagency, 12 Lawson Avenue, Beresfield. 

Beresfield Newsagency manager Anantha Indukuri said it was the first division one winning entry the oulet has sold. 

“I was super excited when I heard the news,” she said. 

“All our customers are so happy to hear we’ve sold a division one winning entry, and we are so thrilled our store has finally done it!  

“We hope this brings plenty of excitement to the community. 

“We wish our winner all the best and hope they really enjoy their prize!”