A lotto love for $1.1 million Valentine's Superdraw winner!

Tuesday 16 February 2016 - A Mackay man has admitted he’ll never be able top this year’s Valentine’s Day after surprising his sweetheart with the news that they were millionaires!

The winner said he hasn’t got much sleep since the heart-pounding moment when he discovered his entry had won a first division share worth more than $1.1 million in Saturday Gold Lotto’s $20 Million Valentine’s Superdraw.

“I sat down at the computer on Saturday evening to get the winning numbers off the internet. After I checked my entry and saw I had all six numbers, I started to yell and scream that I’d won!” the winner exclaimed.

“My wife didn’t believe me at first! I think we both checked the ticket eight or nine times before she finally accepted that we really had won more than $1 million!

“While our plans for celebrating Valentine’s Day didn’t change, the win did make it extra special! I’ll never be able to top this year’s Valentine’s Day!

“This division one win means we’ll be able to buy ourselves a home. We’ll also share the prize money with our children and I’ll be able to cut down on my hours at work!”

The winner has chosen to remain anonymous.

The division one winning 36-game QuickPick entry was purchased at Nextra Mt Pleasant, Shop 15 in Mt Pleasant Shopping Centre, Phillip Street in North Mackay.

Troy Ross is the owner of Nextra Mt Pleasant and was overjoyed at the news his outlet had sold a division one winning entry in the weekend’s Superdraw.

“I’m happy as!” Mr Ross exclaimed.

“We’re so excited for our customer who’s celebrating this big moment in their life and we’d like to wish them all the best for their future!

“We’ve had so many of our customers tell us that they’re proud and excited to know that their local newsagency has sold a first division winning entry! It gives them such a warm fuzzy feeling!

“We're now hoping for a snowball effect and that we’ll have a few more customers celebrating winning first division in 2016!”

Throughout Australia, there were seventeen entries that shared the love in Saturday Gold Lotto’s $20 Million Valentine’s Superdraw and won a first division prize of $1,176,470.59. There were four winning entries from Queensland, six were purchased in Victoria, one in South Australia, and two each in New South Wales, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. The other division one winning entries from Queensland were purchased online and in Tolga.

The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto’s $20 Million Valentine’s Superdraw 3607 on Saturday 13 February 2016 were 2, 43, 27, 25, 28 and 8, with the supplementary numbers 32 and 6.

More chances to win!

There are more chances to win big this week with Oz Lotto jackpotting to a huge $5 million for Tuesday’s draw and Powerball has $3 million up for grabs on Thursday. For your chance to win you can buy an entry at any Golden Casket outlet or online via Tatts.com.