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Two lucky Lotto players win $500,000

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Two Lotto players from Auckland and Wellington will be celebrating a midweek windfall after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at Manukau Pak 'N Save in Auckland and Thorndon New World in Wellington.

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $9 million.

Meanwhile, Strike Four also rolled over tonight and will be $200,000 on Saturday.

As the warm weather continues, Kiwis will be getting outside and enjoying our beautiful beaches. By playing Lotto you're helping fund important organisations that help New Zealanders stay safe on the water like Surf Life Saving NZ and Royal NZ Coastguard. Thanks Lotto players!

Anyone who bought their ticket from either of the above winning stores should write their name on the back of their ticket and check it immediately in-store at any Lotto shop, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

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