$830,000 Saturday Lotto division one win in Maitland

Monday 26 August, 2013 - A local woman from Maitland won an $839,810.08 division one share of Saturday Lotto on the weekend but plans to continue working because she loves her job! 

The registered winner was taken completely by surprise when a NSW Lotteries official contacted her today about her winning Saturday Lotto entry. 

“Far out I’m getting a little excited,” the winner exclaimed. 

“I’ve won eight hundred what? Eight hundred and thirty-nine thousand dollars – oh my god! 

“I just can’t believe this. This is amazing.” 

The delighted winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she’s looking forward to taking a holiday and plans to share some of her winnings with family and friends. 

“I’m healthy and fit and very fortunate to be that way.” 

The winning 36-game QuickPick was purchased at Maitland West End Newsagency, Shop 4, 493 High Street in Maitland. 

Throughout Australia, there were five entries that won a first division share of Saturday Lotto’s estimated $4 million division one prize pool, worth $839,810.08. Along with the winning ticket purchased in Maitland, another winning entry was sold in New South Wales, and one was purchased in each Queensland and Victoria, and South Australia. 

The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3349 on 24 August 2013 were 37, 12, 15, 16, 42 and 45 with the supplementary numbers of 6 and 9. 

There is another chance for players to win big this week with $15 million up for grabs in Tuesday’s Oz Lotto draw!