North Melbourne mum heads home from Cairns holiday with $2.7 million Saturday Gold Lotto win
A North Melbourne mum has arrived home from a long weekend in Cairns with more than just a summer glow, collecting a life-changing win of more than $2.7 million while she was on holidays.
The Victorian player held one of the 11 division one winning entries nationally in Saturday Gold Lotto’s $30 Million Megadraw, draw 4011 on Saturday 28 December 2019. Each division one winning entry takes home a prize of $2,727,272.73.
Confirming her win with us this morning, the woman revealed she’d just made the life-changing discovery.
“I’ve just checked my ticket on the app! Am I seeing things?” she questioned.
“Wow. That’s incredible.
“That’s absolutely amazing. Thank you so much.
“I can’t believe it. I can’t believe this is true!
“We picked up the ticket while we were on holidays. That’s the best souvenir we will ever collect!”
When asked how she planned to enjoy her multi-million-dollar win, the woman said there’d be a long list.
“We will definitely pay off our mortgage,” she said.
“We will buy a new car and upgrade the upcoming holidays we already have planned and then buy a few more.
“We will definitely be celebrating with some champagne!
“I’ll keep working but my husband might retire.
“What a way to start 2020. Oh my god. This is just amazing!"
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her entry at newsXpress Cairns Central, Cairns Central, Level 1, 21 McLeod Street, Cairns.
newsXpress Cairns Central is no stranger to big wins, the outlet sold a $40 million winning Oz Lotto entry in 2017.
The North Melbourne mum is one of the five division one winners who purchased their winning entry in Queensland in the weekend’s $30 Million Megadraw.