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$500,000 win for two lucky Lotto players

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for two lucky Lotto players from Kerikeri and Waihi who have won $500,000 each in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at New World Kerikeri and New World Waihi.

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $14 million.

Meanwhile, three lucky Strike players from Auckland and Canterbury will also be celebrating tonight after each winning $133,333 with Strike Four. The winning Strike tickets were sold at Woodward Dairy in Auckland, Countdown The Palms in Christchurch and on MyLotto to a player from Canterbury.

Lotto New Zealand’s Christmas promotion is now on. All Lotto Triple Dip tickets bought between Sunday 9 December and 7.30pm Saturday 29 December are in the draw to win over 400 extra prizes, including $1 million cash, ten Ford Mustangs and 400 prizes of $5,000 cash.

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 or through the Lotto NZ App.

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