A syndicate of 20 manufacturing workers from North Lakes are officially extending their Easter break after discovering they won the entire division one prize in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto draw.

The team of hardworking Moreton Bay region residents held the only division one winning entry across Australia in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 3939, drawn Saturday 20 April 2019. The group take home the entire division one prize pool of $3,971,149.27.

In addition to winning division one, the long-running private workplace syndicate also won division three 24 times and division four 90 times, boosting their total windfall to $4,001,888.47. Each member of the 20-person syndicate receives a share worth $200,094.42. 

We made the life-changing phone call to the syndicate leader while she was at work to break the exciting news. 

“Oh my god,” she laughed.

“Okay… Oh my god!

“I’m a bit shocked at the minute. It’s a work syndicate between 20 of us!

“I’m shaking!”

The syndicate leader told us the North Lakes workplace would be rocked by the mind-blowing news.

“I’m going to get all the staff together and tell them!” she exclaimed. 

“I’m absolutely shell shocked!

“They won’t believe it! They’ll think I’m winding them up! 

“This is just unbelievable and will change the lives of so many people who work here. 

“I can’t wait to tell everyone!

“We’re always so happy when we get a little win, we usually go out for coffee but this is incredible!

“This is going to be enormous for everyone! It is unbelievable!

“We’ve even got one team member who is about to retire!”

The woman said the team would spend the rest of the workday celebrating their incredible windfall. 

“I think there will be some tears,” she laughed. 

“Then we will definitely be having some champagne to celebrate. 

“I may have a few vacancies to fill!”

The winning System 10 entry was purchased online at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.