In case you missed it: Powerball and Set for Life cause a whirlwind week of winning surprises
We’ve been flush with winners this week in more ways than one.
Not only did we finally reach our second division one winner from last week’s $80 million Powerball draw, we also had a Set for Life winner who’s sitting pretty after discovering her family’s good fortune while on the toilet.
Check out this week’s winning highlights!
Flush with cash! Townsville woman discovers her family’s Set for Life win while on the toilet!
Our latest Set for Life division one winner proved you really can discover a big lottery win at any time.
“I actually checked the ticket while I was on the toilet,” the winning woman told us.
“It’s absolutely perfect.
“We are all going to celebrate today! There’s no way we’re doing anything but celebrating.”
Lucky she was sitting down as the prize of $20,000 a month for 20 years is surely enough to knock you off your feet!
“It’s a big win! It’s a big whirlwind!”: Sydney’s other $40 million Powerball winner found
We were left on a cliffhanger last week, with one Powerball division one winner refusing to answer their phone. Turns out, there was a wrong digit in the number!
Thankfully, a Smithfield man checked his ticket himself and came forward this to claim his $40 million prize.
“I’d heard there was another Powerball winner they were trying to contact,” he said.
“I even said to my friend, ‘we’ll never win, only old people win’.
“I still can’t believe it. I always thought a couple of million dollars would be good, but this is seven or eight times that amount!”
Morwell man kicking goals with $1 million TattsLotto win
The best use for a big win is to make some big dreams come true, so we were thrilled when an ecstatic Morwell man explained his plans for his Lotto prize of almost $1 million.
“Ever since I was young, I have always dreamt of owning my own sports stadium,” he shared.
“I am going to look into putting some of my prize towards a stadium. I am going to see a financial advisor as well, but that’s the plan.
“I will also donate some to a charity that I am passionate about.”
Bruce and Denise Morcombe surprised with $300,000 donation to help keep kids safe
While our winners had some shock discoveries this week, Bruce and Denise Morcombe also received a surprise of their own.
While visiting our Brisbane office to film a child safety lesson, the Founders of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation were caught unawares when we presented them with a $300,000 contribution.
The donation, funded from Golden Casket unclaimed prize money, will help the Daniel Morcombe Foundation continue its important work in child safety education.