Déjà vu! Kingsgrove woman proves lottery lightning can strike twice with Set for Life win
A Kingsgrove mum has taken a trip down memory lane after winning another major lottery prize in Set for Life – this time taking home $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.
The New South Wales woman held the only division one winning entry nationally in Set for Life draw 2923, drawn Monday 7 August 2023.
She takes home a total division one prize of $4.8 million, paid in monthly instalments of $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.
“Oh my gosh. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry!” she cheered when speaking with us.
“I remember speaking to you in 2021 when I won division two in Set for Life. It’s so good to hear your voice again! What are the odds of winning again?! I can’t believe this. My brain is a haze.
“I’ve had a zilch of sleep. I’m so tired and delirious, but all I could think about was this phone call. I’ve been waiting with anticipation all morning!
“My husband went to work this morning at 5.30am as a distraction and he said, ‘I can’t be with you today!’.
“I checked my ticket last night right after the draw, which I normally don’t do. I also didn’t put my regular ticket on last week, but I had to this week because I had this weird feeling.
“You just have to trust the universe!
“I usually read stories about people winning big in Set for Life. I read the one a couple months ago about the guy who won in Gympie, and I always dreamt that it would happen to me.
“Now I’ll be able to read my own story – I hope this inspires some people and brings a bit of hope!
“It’s crazy. I can’t believe it.”
The regular player described the newfound fortune as a ‘dream come true’ and admitted the prize would allow her to retire early and spend more time with her grandchildren.
“I still have my last Set for Life prize of $60,000 all saved up because I wanted to be responsible, but with this prize I can actually fulfil some big dreams I’ve been thinking about!” she shared.
“I think its time for an early retirement, so I can help raise my grandchildren and travel the world. I love to travel and now I can do more of it!
“I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland and even Bora Bora!
“This has topped the icing on the cake!”
Her winning 10-game QuickPick was purchased online at thelott.com – the official home of Australia’s lotteries.