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Great Lotto Score For Lotto Player In Whangarei

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Great Lotto Score For Lotto Player In Whangarei

As Canterbury and Wellington battle it out in the Ranfurly Shield, a Lotto player from Whangarei has scored themselves a $1,056,961 victory in tonight's Lotto First Division, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive Todd McLeay.

The winning ticket was sold at Otaika Lotto and Post in Whangarei.

"We're delighted to make a millionaire in Northland tonight and make more Lotto dreams come true," says Mr McLeay.

Lotto Powerball has jackpotted this week, and will be worth an estimated $15 million in next Saturday's draw.

Strike Four has jackpotted to $500,000 next week.

Tonight's big winner was Hira Ohlson from Ruatoria on the East Cape, who spun and won $250,000 on Lotto's Winning Wheel.

Another big winner this week is the Lottery Grants Board who received a record transfer sum of $189.3 million from NZ Lotteries, $32.4 million more than last year. More than 5,500 charities and community groups receive lottery grant funding each year.

All Lotto players are automatically in the draw to win the opportunity to spin Lotto's Winning Wheel, regardless of the type of ticket they buy. Players can check their ticket at any lottery outlet.

Tonight's Winning Wheel ticket was sold at Timaru Pak'n'Save in Timaru. The serial number is 459-13720079-20XX.

"Anyone who bought a ticket at these retailers should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it as soon as possible at any NZ Lotteries' outlet."

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