In case you missed it: Last-minute decision leads to lofty lottery windfall!
Australia welcomed a multitude of new millionaires this week, with everyday moments and last-minute decisions leading to some exciting wins!
Oz Lotto's $50 million jackpot sweeps up lottery storm
An ordinary Tuesday evening was vastly transformed for a Mackay mother and 10 victorious Victorians who shared Oz Lotto’s hefty $50 million jackpot!
The two division one winning entries each took home a breathtaking $25 million.
The Mackay mum decided at the last minute to purchase her entry into the draw which certainly paid off!
“Are you serious? Oh my god. I’ve won $25 million? Holy sh**t! This has got to be wrong!” the shocked North Queenslander exclaimed when we reached out to her moments after the draw.
“This cannot be true. Oh my god. Are you sure it’s me? It was a last-minute decision to buy an entry. I cannot believe it. This changes everything for everyone. I can’t wait to help my family.”
Search is over! Newcastle man comes forward to collect Set for Life win
Almost a month after the draw, a Newcastle man has finally pulled his winning ticket out of his wallet to discover he is now Set for Life.
The New South Wales family man is looking forward to a mouth-watering prize of $20,000 a month for 20 years.
“This ticket has just been in my wallet, and the other day I came across it again and thought I’d better check it. I couldn’t believe it when I saw I’d won division one,” he laughed.
“I follow the law of attraction and have done for years, and so I really feel as though I manifested this win. The first thing I planned to do was look after my family!”
No better way to start the week! Salisbury mother wins big
A Salisbury mother who always vowed she would win the lottery one day finally got to answer the phone to the life-changing news of a million-dollar Saturday Gold Lotto windfall.
The Queenslander was on her way to work when she took the call revealing she was a newly-minted millionaire.
“Oh my god! Oh my god! I’m shaking like a leaf. I’m going to cry. I can’t believe it. We all have these dreams, but you never know if it could happen,” she yelled.
“I’ve always said to my husband, ‘I’m going to win the lottery one day’. He always responded with, ‘You have more chance being struck by lightning than winning the lottery’. I’ve proved him wrong!”
Love is in the air: Romantic celebrations spark windfalls
Two Waterford newlyweds are celebrating more than wedded bliss after they scratched $10,000 on their Instant Scratch-Its ticket while on an impromptu date night.
“We arrived at the burrito bar and scratched our Instant Scratch-Its tickets. I looked down and saw we’d won $10,000! My partner yelled ‘Yahoo!’ across the restaurant. It was awesome!” the winning woman shared.
“We recently tied the knot and are looking forward to a honeymoon.”
Meanwhile, a Bonnyrigg couple who received a lottery ticket from their daughter for their wedding anniversary has scored a $200,000 Lucky Lotteries windfall!
“I’d just finished work and was on my way to grab a hot chicken for dinner. I remembered I received some lottery tickets from my daughter for my wedding anniversary!
“When I found out that I’d won $200,000, I rang my daughter straight away. She burst into tears.”
We hope to hear your winning story soon!