Saturday Gold Lotto division one win in Trinity Beach!

A Cairns couple are looking forward to experiencing the thrill of driving around town with the top down on their very own convertible car after winning a $2.1 million first division share in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto draw.

The winning wife was unaware their million dollar dreams had come true until a Golden Casket official was able to break the life-changing news that their ticket, which was registered to a Winners Circle card, had won a first division prize of $2,178,515.63.

“Oh my god! I’ve got to get a pen and write that amount down!” the gobsmacked winner exclaimed.

“I can’t wait to call my husband and tell him we’ve won! We’ve played Gold Lotto for years and always said you’ve got to be in it to win it and now we have!

“I’d say we’ve played for the last 30 years and never cracked about $60 in prize money but now we’ve blown that out of the water!

“My mind is ticking over with everything we can do with this prize money. I’m currently paying off people’s mortgages in my mind.

“There’s a list of people we’d like to share some of this windfall with – our children and a few people that we’ve ‘adopted’ along the way.

“My husband and I will definitely be taking a much-needed holiday and I’ve always had buying a convertible car on my bucket list so that will be a dream we can make come true!”

The winners have chosen to remain anonymous.

The division one winning 36-game QuickPick entry was purchased at Trinity Beach News, Shop 8 in Coastwatchers Shopping Centre, 1 Rabaul Street in Trinity Beach.

Madonna Sharples is a co-owner of Trinity Beach News and was excited to be celebrating a division one win at her outlet. “We’re on a winning roll!” Mrs Sharples exclaimed.

“We sold a division two winning entry in last week’s Wednesday Gold Lotto Double Dollars Day draw and now we’ve sold a first division winning entry worth $2.1 million.

“Now I’m hoping for the hat-trick and we can sell the first division winning ticket in tomorrow’s $40 million Oz Lotto draw!"

Throughout Australia, there were four entries that won a first division prize of $2,178,515.64 in the weekend’s $8 million Saturday Gold Lotto jackpot draw. Along with the winning entry from the Trinity Beach, there was another first division winning entry sold in the Queensland town of Nambour, and two division one winning entries were sold in Western Australia.

The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 3661 on Saturday 20 August 2016 were 45, 16, 23, 42, 34 and 8, with the supplementary numbers 3 and 44.

Still seeking Cairns $2 million Wednesday Gold Lotto winner!

Imagine letting your $2 million windfall sit idle for more than two-and-a-half years – well that’s exactly what one Golden Casket Wednesday Gold Lotto player has done because they didn’t register their winning ticket to a Winners Circle card!

The division one winning entry was purchased at NewsExtra DFO Cairns, Shop 255 in DFO Cairns, 274 Mulgrave Road in Cairns.

The winning numbers in Wednesday Gold Lotto draw 3315 on Wednesday 22 January 2014 were 44, 3, 11, 42, 22 and 26, with the supplementary numbers 19 and 21.

Golden Casket is urging all Wednesday Gold Lotto players to check their wallets, purses, drawers and even piles of old papers stacked on the kitchen bench for any forgotten Wednesday Gold Lotto tickets as they could be the missing multi-millionaire.