19 December 2016

Kununurra family scream picking up Division 1 Lotto prize

After waiting more than two weeks for the winners of the $673,151 Saturday Lotto prize from Tuckerbox Stores in Kununurra, a local family have finally come forward to collect the prize.

The Kununurra family said when they were going about their weekly ritual of buying a Saturday Lotto ticket; they never imagined that it would be the ticket sending them to the Lotterywest Winners Room.

“I was checking social media on the Saturday night and saw that someone in the area had won Lotto, so we all ran over to check our ticket!” said the family.

“It was very surreal and we were all so excited. I’ve been feeling so scatterbrained since realising the big news.”

When the winners called their relatives to share the news they were met with even more excitement.

“I called my sister and she screamed like a banshee when I said we’d just won Lotto,” said the mum.

“Since then she’s been calling me at all hours of the day and night with ‘ideas’ for our winnings like a boat or a car.”

The family said they can now pay off their house, purchase a new car and go on a family holiday.

Meanwhile, Lotterywest is still waiting to hear from another Saturday Lotto winner who purchased their $785,465 Division 1 winning ticket from Margaret River Newsagency on the draw held on 10 December.

More chances to win this Thursday and next Saturday!

There are more chances to feel the excitement of a Division 1 Lotto win first-hand with this Thursday’s $25 million Powerball jackpot and then the $31 million Saturday Lotto Megadraw on New Year’s Eve.

Tickets can be purchased up until 6pm on the day of the draw in-store, through Lotterywest Play Online or the Lotterywest App.

To celebrate the $31 million Saturday Lotto Megadraw Lotterywest is also offering players the chance to win $50,000 in cash.

Simply buy a Slikpik 30 game ticket (or larger) for the Megadraw in-store or through Lotterywest Play Online to be in the draw to win. You can find more details by visiting lotterywest.wa.gov.au

When you play with Lotterywest, all of WA wins. Last financial year $601 million was returned to WA winners in prizes, while $281 million was raised for the WA community.


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