South Australia has taken the lion’s share of lottery wins on the weekend with two division one winners in the weekend’s lottery draws!

Putting the heartache of the AFL Grand Final loss behind them, the state has turned the tables and delivered a haul of cash for two SA Lotteries’ players who each scored a division one win – one in Saturday X Lotto and one in Super 66. 

‘You beauty’ shouts X Lotto winner from the Barossa Valley

A Barossa Valley local confessed he just about had a heart attack on realising his entry in Saturday’s X Lotto draw 3799 had turned him into a millionaire with his 1-game System 7 entry winning him division one and other divisional prizes totalling $1,014,541.67.

On confirmation of his division one winning X Lotto entry the jubilant winner explained he initially thought he only had four winning numbers.

“I sat there and watched the draw and saw four numbers and thought ‘you beauty’ and then I saw the other two numbers,” the winner explained.

“I couldn’t believe it – it’s beautiful!“

You play because you dream of winning and now it feels right!

Once I heard your voice on the end of the phone I knew I was on the right track.” 

When asked by a SA Lotteries Official what he intended to do now he was a millionaire the regular X Lotto player was pragmatic, declaring he would pay a few bills and do some maintenance around his home. 

“It’s just fantastic!” the elated winner exclaimed.

The thrilled man, who wishes to remain anonymous, had one of four division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday X Lotto draw 3799 on Saturday 7 October 2017, each of whom took home a division one prize of $1,009,441.97

The regular X Lotto player, purchased his 1-game System 7 Marked entry from Nuriootpa Newsagency, Shop 18, Barossa Mall, 1 Murray Street, Nurioopta 5355. 

Leigh and Colin Mills, the owners of Nuriootpa Newsagency said news of a division one winner was wonderful for the Barossa as well as their winning customer.

“That’s wonderful news to hear for our customer!” Mrs Mills exclaimed.

“It’s also great for the community to get a little boost from the news of a local millionaire in our town!

“It is our second division one winning entry in the past few years! We hope that our recent winner is the start of many for our customers.

“Congratulations to the winner – we wish them all the best with their prize.

”The winning numbers in Saturday X Lotto draw 3799 on Saturday 7 October 2017 were 18, 34, 31, 7, 13 and 15, while the supplementary numbers were 27 and 17.

Across Australia there were four division one winning entries in Saturday X Lotto draw 3799, including one each from New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

Last financial year, there were 275 division one winning Saturday X Lotto entries across the Lott’s jurisdictions, which collectively won more than $283 million.

Morning coffee delivers Marion winner more than a caffeine boost 

A hard working man in his 30s was already at work and enjoying his morning coffee when he checked his Super 66 entry in the weekend’s draw to discover he had won a division one prize of $255,592.10.

The professional man from the City of Marion confessed he was still in shock when news of his division one Super 66 win was confirmed.

“I only checked my ticket this morning at work while having my morning coffee and I just couldn’t believe it,” the shocked winner admitted.

“I was hoping to get your phone call. I checked the ticket about ten times, each time I was hoping the numbers wouldn’t change. I just couldn’t believe it!

“This is awesome – how fantastic!

”When asked what the Super 66 windfall would mean for the winner he didn’t hesitate in responding.

“This is very, very helpful. It will make a great difference for my wife and I,” he declared.

“We’ll be able to pay a fair bit of the mortgage, get a car and even treat ourselves to a holiday.

”The division one winning Super 66 winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning online at Australia’s Official Lotteries

It was the only entry that scooped the entire first division prize pool of $255,592.10 in Super 66 draw 3779.

The winning numbers in Super 66 draw 3779 on Saturday 7 October were 6, 4, 3, 8, 4 and 0.Super 66 is an add-on game played with X Lotto, Monday & Wednesday X Lotto, Oz Lotto, Powerball and The Pools.

The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 325 so far this calendar year, including 22 won by SA Lotteries customers.