$2.2 million Superdraw prize finally claimed!

Thursday 14 November, 2013 - The search is over! A retired couple has finally come forward to claim their $2.2 million prize more than one week after the Saturday Lotto’s $22 Million Superdraw on 2 November! 

The winning husband was gobsmacked when he realised a multi-million dollar Lotto ticket had been burning a hole in his wallet all this time. 

“I got a surprise when I checked the ticket – we didn’t even know NSW Lotteries was searching for a missing winner,” the man said. 

“We haven’t decided what we’ll do with the prize money, but we’ll certainly be spoiling the grandkids this Christmas!” 

The winning 36-game QuickPick Lotto entry was purchased in the Snowy Mountains town of Cooma from Hains Centre Newsagency at 230 Sharp Street. 

NSW Lotteries spokesperson Belinda McDougall said because the winning ticket was not registered to a Players Club card, officials had no way of contacting the division one winner to let them know they’d won a first division prize following the draw. 

“After more than a week of searching for the unregistered Saturday Lotto Superdraw winner who had purchased their ticket in Cooma, we’re pleased that this couple has now claimed their prize just in time to kick-off the festive season!” Ms McDougall said. 

“It’s bound to be a merry Christmas for them and their family following this life-changing division one Lotto win. 

“NSW Lotteries encourages players to register their lottery purchases to a Players Club card to ensure their prizes are secure and they can be contacted directly with news of a division one win,” Ms McDougall added. 

Throughout Australia, there were ten entries that won a first division share of Saturday Lotto’s $22 Million Superdraw 3369, each worth $2,200,000.00.  Along with the winning entry purchased in Cooma, three other winning tickets were from New South Wales, four were bought in Victoria, and one was purchased Western Australia. 

The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto’s $22 Million Superdraw 3369 on 2 November 2013 were 5, 32, 23, 2, 43 and 40 with the supplementary numbers of 34 and 35.