$2.1 million Saturday Gold Lotto win in Townsville!

Monday 23 February 2015 - A retired Townsville couple felt like they were in a dream this morning when a Golden Casket official contacted them to break the news that they were more than $2.1 million richer after winning a division one share in Saturday Gold Lotto draw!

The winners, who wish to remain anonymous, won first division and other divisional prizes worth $2,163,349.02 in the weekend’s draw.

“Is this real? Are you sure this isn’t a dream?” the excited winning wife asked.

“This is so wonderful! We’ve played those numbers for years and I think the most we’ve ever won is about $180! At one stage we were even going to change our numbers!

“Firstly, we’ll share our Saturday Gold Lotto prize money with our family and then maybe we’ll go on a big family holiday together!” the new multi-millionaire added.

The winning System 8 marked Saturday Gold Lotto entry was purchased from The Strand Newsagency in North Ward Shopping Centre, 39 Eyre Street in North Ward.

Throughout Australia, there were two entries that won a first division share of Saturday Gold Lotto’s estimated $4 million division one prize pool on Saturday 21 February, each worth $2,146,470.27. Apart from the winning entry purchased in Queensland, the other winning ticket was from Victoria.

The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 3505 on Saturday 21 February 2015 were 41, 24, 11, 10, 39 and 5 with the supplementary numbers of 18 and 3.