Monday 8 October 2012 - A Gladesville man knew to expect a call from NSW Lotteries on Monday morning confirming his $1.36 million Saturday Lotto win after the registered player discovered his good fortune when checking his ticket on Sunday.
The lucky winner is one of three winners in Saturday Lotto’s $4 million division one prize pool. The winner admits that he checked his Lotto numbers on Sunday many times to make sure he had not made a mistake.
“I checked the numbers that many times I can’t remember, and then I called the NSW Lotteries results number and listened to the recorded message, that’s when found out that I had won $1.36 million,” the winner said.
“I have been playing Lotto since it began and I always buy my tickets from the same newsagent. I have regular numbers that I play all the time but I actually won on a QuickPick ticket.”
The winner is in no doubt about what his first purchase as a Lotto millionaire will be.
“Just last week I said that I’m going to win Lotto and buy a Mercedes. I’ve been saying that for years and years,” the winner laughed.
Gladesville’s $1,368,342.70 Saturday Lotto winner joins an elite group of Lotto millionaires. So far this year Lotto has created 52 new millionaires in NSW and the ACT.
Saturday Lotto’s $1.36 million winner scored his big prize with a 12 game QuickPick which cost $7.85, the winning ticket was purchased from Gladesville Tobacconist at 211 Victoria Road Gladesville.
Three winners shared Saturday Lotto’s $4 million division one prize pool, along with the Gladesville winner, winning tickets were purchased in Tasmania and Western Australia.
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto, draw 3257, were 42, 23, 20, 18, 32 and 40 with the supplementary numbers 33 and 3.
The Lotto Strike division one prize has jackpotted to $1, 235,000. Lotto Strike is an add-on game that is played with Monday, Wednesday and Saturday Lotto.
Lotto Strike’s division one prize is won by selecting the first four Lotto numbers in drawn order.