Melbourne man wins $311,000 after scooping division one in The Pools!

Tuesday 29 March 2016 - A Melbourne man got an ‘egg-stra’ special surprise this Easter after he won a first division prize of $311,974.45 in The Pools – a Tatts lottery game where six numbers are drawn from 38 based on the results of local and international soccer matches.

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, realised he had scooped The Pools in the weekend’s draw when he logged on to his account.

“I was checking my numbers off against the winning numbers and I suddenly realised they all matched!” the overwhelmed winner exclaimed.

“I had to call Tatts immediately to confirm my division one win and to ensure I wasn’t dreaming. This is so incredible!

“I had a quiet Easter so this is really exciting! I’m not sure what I’ll do with my windfall just yet but it will allow me to pursue my passions in life.”

The man won his division one prize in The Pools with a 12-game entry purchased online from

The winning numbers in The Pools draw 1600 on Saturday 26 March, 2016 were 30, 15, 38, 31, 27 and 20 with the supplementary number 17.