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Auckland Powerball player wins $12.2 million

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Powerball’s winning streak continues with a lucky Powerball player from Auckland winning $12.2 million with Powerball First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold on MyLotto.

The $12.2 million prize is made up of $12 million from Powerball First Division and $250,000 from Lotto First Division.

This is the 12th time Powerball First Division has been won so far this year, following on from a $16.5 million Powerball win last month. The Auckland man, who picked up his lucky ticket in Wellsford, plans to use the winnings to buy his first house.

Three other Lotto players from Silverdale, Nelson and Dunedin will also be celebrating after winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division tonight. The winning Lotto tickets were sold at Pak N Save Silverdale in Silverdale, Nelson City New World in Nelson and Gardens New World in Dunedin.

Strike Four rolled over tonight and will be $400,000 on Wednesday.

Anyone who bought their ticket from any 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.

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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