A young Hoppers Crossing man has found the perfect excuse to leave work early – receiving a phone call with news he just became $200,000 richer from today’s Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.
He managed to win the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1499, drawn Thursday 27 August 2020.
“Are you kidding me?” he questioned.
“Oh my god! Oh my god!
“This is insane!
“I have been through a rough patch lately. It’s been such a tough time for everyone!
“You have made my day, my week, my life!
“God I am working right now, but I have no idea how I am going to concentrate the rest of the day!
“Hopefully I can finish work early.
“I will definitely be celebrating this weekend.
“I am never going to forget this phone call! It’s the best phone call I have ever received.”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his windfall, the elated winner held no hesitation.
“Firstly, I want to donate to the COVID-19 vaccine,” he shared.
“I have never owned a car! So I am going to get myself one and the rest will go towards a deposit for a home.”
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry of two random numbers online at thelott.com – Australia’s official lotteries.
The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot prize is now $1.24 million for draw 1500 while the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot is now $3.23 million for draw 10405.