Check your Set for Life tickets – First prize won in Sydney!
What would you do if you won $20,000 a month for the next 20 years?
That’s the question officials are keen to ask the newest Set for Life First Prize winner who won last night’s draw with an unregistered entry purchased in the in the Sydney suburb of Kogarah.
NSW Lotteries officials are waiting to break the life-enhancing news, but given the winning entry is unregistered they have no way of contacting the winner.
Set for Life spokesperson Matt Hart said he was eager to hear from last night’s Set for Life First Prize winner and urged all players who purchased an unregistered entry in Sydney to check their tickets as soon as possible.
“Just imagine how life-changing it could be to receive the news that your bank account will receive $20,000 each and every month for the next 20 years,” he said.
“The possibilities of what you could do each month for the next 20 years are endless! Imagine the things you could do and the places you could go if you had the opportunity to plot out on your calendar what you planned to do with your $20,000 windfall each month!
“We’re urging any Set for Life players who purchased an unregistered entry in the Sydney suburb of Kogarah to check their entry as soon as possible because they could be the First Prize winner we’re waiting to hear from!
“We recommend that anyone who believes they are holding the winning ticket to keep it in a safe place and contact NSW Lotteries on 131 868 immediately to start the prize claim process.”
The First Prize winning Set for Life entry in draw 565 on Tuesday 21 February was purchased at St George Tobacconist, 15 Railway Parade, Kogarah.
St George Tobacconist owner Minh Tran said customers had already started coming in to check their tickets.
“We’re really excited to have sold the First Prize winning Set for Life ticket to one of our customers. We can’t wait to for them to hear the news!” she said.
“We have a lot of Set for Life customers so we’re trying to spread the word that one of them could be set for life!”
This is the seventh Set for Life First Prize won in New South Wales since Set for Life launched in August 2015.
Last night’s winner joins 18 other national winners who are already enjoying their monthly instalments of the 20-year Set for Life windfall.
Across the country, it was the only entry that won First Prize in last night’s Set for Life draw 565 which offers a guaranteed First Prize of $20,000 a month for 20 years for up to four winners in each draw.
The winning numbers in Set for Life draw 565 on Tuesday 21 February 2017 were 34, 17, 33, 28, 32, 4, 27 and 1, with the bonus numbers 15 and 22.
A Set for Life draw is conducted every night of the week, 365 days each year, and players can start their seven-day Set for Life entry on any day of the week.
To win the First Prize in Set for Life, players must correctly choose the 8 winning numbers drawn from 37. Additional smaller divisional prizes can be won from Second Prize to Eighth Prize by selecting a combination of the 8 winning numbers and 2 bonus numbers drawn.
Tickets for Set for Life are on sale in lottery outlets around the country and online at thelott.com with the next draw occurring tonight.