In case you missed it: Melbourne man wins Lotto twice in the same draw!
Talk about a double delight. This week, we were stoked to break the news to one happy player that he had won the lottery not once, but twice!
Read on to find out how he did it, and what other big news you may have missed this week.
“Best mistake ever” leads Boronia man to $2 million win
For one Boronia man, his Monday started like any other. He had errands to run, a few jobs to complete, and then he got an unexpected phone call from us.
“Ok, I’m pulled over! I’m ready! What have you got to tell me?” he said in anticipation.
That was our cue to tell him he had won TattsLotto twice and scored himself a $2 million prize.
“It’s crazy! I never imagined I’d get those exact numbers once and win, let alone twice!” he said through hysterical laughter.
“I play every week and I usually just press ‘play it again’. I didn’t realise I had pressed it twice.
“It’s the best mistake ever! I’d be happy to make a few more mistakes like this one!”
The generous man plans to pay his good fortune forward and use his prize to donate to charity.
Doonside woman unknowingly gifts boyfriend $250,000 birthday present
More unexpected prizes were finding happy Aussies this week as a Doonside man unwrapped a $250,000 birthday surprise thanks to a winning Instant-Scratch-Its ticket.
Speaking to us, the girlfriend who purchased and gifted the winning ticket said she was still buzzing with excitement.
“We didn’t believe it. We still don’t believe it," she said.
“We’re still thinking about exactly what we’ll do with it.
“It’s likely we will put it towards a deposit on a house and then we’re going to buy a new car each!"
Mount Gambier woman excited to spoil herself after $100,000 Lucky Lotteries win
From new cars to new handbags — a Mount Gambier woman had been dreaming of the day she could finally buy herself a Louis Vuitton handbag. After winning $100,000 in the latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw, she finally can.
“Hang on, I need to sit down. I am all over the place!” she exclaimed when we broke the winning news.
“I can’t believe this! What a great win before Christmas!
“I’ve always wanted to get myself a Louis Vuitton handbag, but I could never justify the price. But you know what, now I am going to buy myself one!
“I am sure my husband will get some more golf gear too. We need to spoil ourselves a little.”
Stars to shine in Queensland on Saturday afternoon thanks to Nine Telethon
More dreams are set to come true this weekend, as the Nine Telethon kicks off in Queensland.
We’re thrilled to announce The Lott by Golden Casket is returning as a proud broadcast partner for this year’s event, which raises money for the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Tune in to Channel Nine from 3pm, Saturday 14 November to catch a star-studded lineup, including rock legend Jimmy Barnes and a host of other celebrities, to support sick kids and their families.