Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

$6.3 million Powerball win for MyLotto player

Contributor:
Fuseworks Media
Fuseworks Media

Powerball’s winning streak continues with a lucky Powerball player from Auckland taking home $6.3 million with Powerball First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at on MyLotto to a player from Auckland. The total prize is made up of $6 million from Powerball First Division and $333,333 from Lotto First Division.

This is the second Powerball win on MyLotto in just over a week, after young man from Central Otago won $22.3 million last Wednesday - the largest Powerball prize ever won in the South Island. The winner, who bought his winning ticket on a whim through the Lotto NZ App, couldn’t quite believe his luck and plans to use the money set himself up for the future.

Two other Lotto players from Whangamata and Waipukurau will also be celebrating after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw. The winning Lotto tickets were sold at Whanga Books in Whangamata and Paper Plus Waipukurau in Waipukurau.

Meanwhile, Strike Four rolled over tonight and will be $200,000 on Wednesday night.

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above winning stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at mylotto.co.nz or through the Lotto NZ App.

Players can phone Lotto NZ on 0800 695 6886 if they want to enquire about the best way to claim a prize.

All articles and comments on Voxy.co.nz have been submitted by our community of users. Please notify us if you believe an item on this site breaches our community guidelines.