Monday 18 March, 2013 - A group of Brisbane office workers are each starting the week $174,171.97 richer after sharing in first division and other divisional prizes in Saturday Gold Lotto!
The eight member work syndicate screamed with delight when they were told of their total prize win of $1,393,375.77 by a Golden Casket official today.
“Oh my god. I think I’m going to faint!” one of the winners exclaimed over the telephone.
“It’s quite a shock because I thought that we only had five winning numbers.
“I have got so much work to do today. I don’t know how I’m going to get back to work now!” the syndicate leader added.
The winning System 8 entry was purchased from Nextra Chermside Newsagency, Shop 384-385 Westfield Chermside on Gympie Road.
Owner Shannon Hickey was excited to hear he had sold another a division one prize.
“This is the second time this year that we’ve sold a winning entry in Saturday Gold Lotto and with the $25 million Superdraw this weekend, we’re hoping to add to our tally!”
Throughout Australia, there were three entries that won a first division share of Saturday Gold Lotto’s estimated $4 million division one prize pool on the weekend, each worth $1,377,646.77. Along with the Queensland entry, there was one winning ticket purchased in Victoria and another in New South Wales.
There could be more Queensland Millionaires with $25 million up for grabs in this Saturday Gold Lotto’s Superdraw! Tickets are on sale now from all Golden Casket outlets and online at Tatts.com.
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3303 on 16 March 2013 were 29, 32, 24, 25, 4 and 43 with the supplementary numbers 26 and 38.