Mount Low local celebrates $3 million Powerball win

Thursday 12 April, 2012 - A Mount Low local will never forget Easter 2012, the year he scored a $3 million share of the $15 million division one prize pool in last Thursday’s Powerball draw.

 The lucky winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, explained that he plays Powerball religiously and was hopeful that one day his numbers would come up.

“I make sure I get my entry in every week, because you never know when your numbers may come up,” he said.

When asked how he plans to use his windfall the winner said he is planning on helping out family and will secure his financial future.

The winner purchased his entry online at

Five winners shared Powerball’s $15 million jackpot, along with the Mount Low local, two winning tickets were sold in NSW and one each in Victoria and the Northern Territory.

The winning numbers in Powerball draw 829 were 39, 20, 37, 36 and 22 with the Powerball 44.