South Australia celebrates rush of Saturday X Lotto division one wins
Two of the weekend’s Saturday X Lotto division one wins have landed in South Australia with the first claimed by an office syndicate from Whyalla, and the second secured by a couple from Coober Pedy.
The South Australian players held two of the 15 division one winning entries nationally in Saturday X Lotto draw 4157, drawn Saturday 22 May 2021. Each entry takes home a division one prize worth $409,991.02.
Whyalla accounting firm share $418,000 prize
A Whyalla accounting firm is currently doing the maths as they split their division one winning entry between 10 office employees.
Confirming their win with us this morning, one of the accountants explained they’d been running the office syndicate for 12 years.
“Thank you. Thank you!” she exclaimed.
“It’s awesome! Absolutely awesome.
“It’s an office syndicate, and everyone is so excited.
“It’s so lovely that’s it is being shared.
“We’ve had this syndicate for 12 years. We’re accountants at a little family business.
“We’re very excited. We’re very, very happy.
“It’s been so much fun breaking the news to everyone. It’s going to be such a good day in the office!”
The Whyalla accountants purchased their winning System 9 entry at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.
Coober Pedy couple to be debt-free thanks to Saturday X Lotto win
A Coober Pedy couple say there’s really no nicer feeling than knowing they’ll never have to worry about another bill.
“Yay! Thank you,” the winning woman exclaimed.
“It’s sort of surreal. It’s great!
“I was in bed on Saturday night and thought I’d better check my Lotto ticket!
“We’re in a bit of a state of shock. It’s really still sinking in.
“But we’ve already spent it! We’ve got a few things to pay off and we will be debt-free!
“It will be incredible not to have to worry about another bill.”
The South Australian couple picked up their 50-game QuickPick entry at Coober Pedy IGA Fresh, 28 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy.
Coober Pedy IGA Fresh team member Rowena Jean Eborlas said she was thrilled to hear the outlet had sold a division one winning entry.
“We’re so happy for our winners!” she said.
“It’s so great to see a division one prize won here.
“Congratulations to this local couple. We can’t wait for it to happen again soon!”
The winning numbers in Saturday X Lotto draw 4157 on 22 May 2021 were 23, 9, 27, 7, 13 and 6, while the supplementary numbers were 1 and 33.