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Powerball struck fourth time in a month

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Powerball’s winning streak continues with a lucky Powerball player from Silverdale scooping $7.2 million with Powerball First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The $7.2 million prize is made up of $7 million from Powerball First Division and $200,000 from Lotto First Division.

The winning ticket was sold at Pak N Save Silverdale in Silverdale.

This is the fourth time in as many weeks that Powerball First Division has been struck, following on from late-August’s $5 million Powerball win by a Christchurch couple. The lucky winners plan to use their winnings to go on the trip of a lifetime to Italy.

Four other Lotto players will also be celebrating tonight after each winning $200,000 with Lotto First Division.

The winning Lotto tickets were sold at the following stores:

Store / Location

Kelson General Store / Lower Hutt

Richmond Night N Day / Nelson

Ilam New World / Christchurch

New World Gore / Gore

Meanwhile, Strike Four was won by two players in Waikato and Tauranga, who each take home $50,000. Both winning Strike tickets were sold on MyLotto.

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above winning locations should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at or through the Lotto NZ ticket-checker app.

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

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