Gladstone man’s retirement fund boosted by $355,000 thanks to Super 66 win
He may not have definite plans just yet, but a Gladstone man has no doubt he’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy his Super 66 win of more than $350,000.
The regional Queenslander held the only division one winning entry in Super 66 draw 4157, drawn Saturday 22 May 2021. He takes home a division one prize of $355,067.70.
Confirming his weekend win with us this morning, the Central Queensland winner explained he’d only checked his ticket last night.
“Thank you very much!” he exclaimed.
“It’s certainly come as a pleasant surprise to me.
“I am still trying to believe it’s true.
“I was so shocked when I checked my ticket last night and I think I am probably still in shock!”
When asked what he thought he might do with a spare $355,000 in his bank account, the Gladstone resident said it would go towards his retirement.
“I will find plenty of ways to enjoy it,” he declared.
“It will certainly come in handy when I decide to retire.
“I am going to keep working for now but I will put it in the bank for the moment and have a think.
“My goodness this is great!”
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his life-changing entry at Nextra Valley News, Shop 15, Centro Valley Shopping Centre.
Nextra Valley News team member Kristyn Jacobson said she was so happy for their regular and loyal customer.
“This man comes in all the time and it’s lovely to see him win this prize,” she explained.
“It’s always such great news for both us and the community when these prizes go to locals.
“This is the first division one winning entry we’ve sold since we’ve moved store but we’ve sold plenty over the years.
“Congratulations to our latest winner!”