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South West proves State's country Lotto hot spot

The South West has continued on its Lotto winning journey, with another Division One ticket worth over $600,000 sold in the region from the weekend's Saturday Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at Manjimup Newsagency and brings the number of 2010 Division One tickets sold in the South West to nine. These winners have shared in over $7 million.

Owner of Manjimup Newsagency Darren East said the win had generated lots of excitement amongst the small town.

"There is certainly a bit of a buzz in the community. It's great news with everyone coming down to see if they have the winning ticket," Mr East said.

"We are definitely on a roll in the South West and I think we're going to sell another one in this Saturday's $20 million Superdraw."

Mr East said the weekend win had bought the number of Division One tickets sold at his outlet to eight in 11 years.

Want your chance to add your name the State's Division One winners tally?

Tickets for this Saturday's $20 million Superdraw are available from Lotterywest retailers around the State until 5.00pm this Saturday.

33 cents of every dollar spent on Lotterywest games is returned to support the Western Australian community.

This year the Manjimup Child and Family Health Centre benefited from a $2,318 Lotterywest grant for resources to the centre which will benefit parents and children in Manjimup.

2010 Division One South West winning tickets

  • January 2010, Division One ticket worth $800,000 sold at Margaret River Lottery Centre and News
  • February 2010, Division One ticket worth $666,666 sold at Reuben's News in Collie
  • March 2010, Division One ticket worth over $570,000 sold at Reuben's News in Collie
  • June 2010, Division One ticket worth $444,444 sold at Bunbury Centrepoint Lottey Centre and News
  • July 2010, Division One ticket worth $1 million sold at Eaton Fair Lottery Centre and News
  • July 2010, Division One ticket worth $666,666 sold at Reid's Plaza Newsagency in Bunbury
  • July 2010, Division One ticket worth over $1.3 million sold at Eaton Fair Lottery Centre and News
  • October 2010, Division One ticket worth over $1 million sold at Callows Corner Lottery Centre in Busselton
  • October 2010, Division One ticket worth over $600,000 sold at Manjimup Newsagency

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