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Australia: Richmond Man Nearly Passes Out After AU$200K Win

A retiree from Richmond, Australia, who recently secured entry in the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw, secured a hefty prize. The winner, whose name was not disclosed, won a total of AU$202,022 ($134,600) from the popular raffle-style game.

On Sunday, The Lott, the operator of Australia’s favorite and popular lottery games, uncovered details regarding the latest win. The retiree who recently won the sweet prize purchased his winning ticket from Springwood Newsagency on 190 Macquarie Street in Springwood.

The lucky player won AU$200,000 ($133,300) as a 1st prize winning entry from draw 1679 on Thursday 13 June 2024. He recently visited the lottery headquarters to claim his prize which increased by AU$2,022 ($1,350) thanks to a consolidation.

Currently, the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot is close to AU$2.2 million ($1.5 million) for draw 10857. On the other hand, the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot top prize currently stands at more than AU$1.2 million ($800,000).

The aforementioned games are raffle-style lotteries. Each game offers a set number of winning tickets for each draw. This otherwise means that prizes cannot be shared as every ticket entry is unique.

According to The Lott, last year alone, there were 117 Lucky Lotteries 1st prize and jackpot winnings across the country. Overall, the lucky players secured a sum north of AU$20.6 million ($13.7 million).

Focusing on the bigger picture, the wide range of lottery games from The Lott have awarded more than AU$3.76 billion ($2.51 billion) in more than 122.7 million wins for the last year alone.

Winner Almost Passed out after Realizing He Won More than AU$200K The recent 1st prize entry winner from the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot revealed that it was incredibly exciting to secure the mouth-watering win. Speaking to lottery officials, the lucky winner remembered the thrill he felt when securing the win.

“That’s incredible! I can’t believe it! When I first checked my ticket, I nearly passed out,“

revealed the lucky 1st prize winner from Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot The retiree admitted that once he checked his ticket, he nearly passed out. “I’ve been a regular player for years and have been waiting for the day I would see a win. Since then, I’ve been quietly smiling to myself,” added the lucky winner.

The man said that he and his wife recently retired. When asked what he plans to do with the money, the Richmond resident said that he plans to “enjoy the finer things in life” and travel together with his wife.

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