Winning Powerball tickets sold on Queensland's Sunshine Coast and the Sydney suburb of Bonnyrigg!

Friday 22 August 2014 - Tatts Lotteries is putting out the call for anyone who purchased an unregistered Powerball ticket on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast to check their tickets as soon as possible because they could be a staggering $35.9 million richer! 

Last night two entries shared in Powerball’s mind-blowing $70 million jackpot draw with each entry winning a first division share worth $35,904,620.67! 

Tatts Lotteries can now reveal that along with the unregistered winning ticket purchased on the Sunshine Coast, a 15-member syndicate who purchased their Powerball tickets from Bonnyrigg Plaza Newsagency will claim a share of $2.4 million each thanks to their System 9 entry type. 

Bonnyrigg Plaza Newsagency owner Ricky Lam was over the moon to discover his store syndicate won in last night’s $70 million Powerball jackpot draw. 

“I’m so happy! My customers have been waiting for my store to sell a winning ticket!” Mr Lam said. 

“It’s great news for the whole community. I’m hoping I’ll get invited to a few celebration parties!” he laughed. 

Meanwhile, Tatts Lotteries spokesperson Elissa Lewis is urging everyone who purchased an unregistered Powerball ticket on the Sunshine Coast to check their tickets because they could be the state’s newest multi-millionaire. 

“If you believe you are holding the winning Powerball ticket worth $35.9 million, we urge you to keep the ticket in a safe place and contact Golden Casket as soon as possible,” Ms Lewis said. 

“Your privacy is important to us at this very exciting time in your life and we’re looking forward to hearing from you soon!” 

Last night’s mind-blowing $70 million Powerball draw was the largest jackpot prize that has been offered in Australia this year. 

There were two first division winning entries in Australia that shared in last night’s division one prize pool with each picking up $35,904,620.67. One winning entry was purchased on the Sunshine Coast and the other winning entry was purchased from Bonnyrigg Plaza Newsagency, Shop 22 in Bonnyrigg Plaza, Bonnyrigg Avenue in Bonnyrigg. 

The winning numbers in Powerball’s $70 million jackpot draw 953 on Thursday 21 August 2014 were 32, 8, 5, 40, 19 and 7 and the all-important Powerball number was 12. 

Powerball will offer a $3 million division one prize in next Thursday’s draw. 

Players have another opportunity to win big next week with a $15 million Oz Lotto jackpot this Tuesday, 26 August.