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Trim Flat Whites Back On Menu For Lotto Winners

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Trim Flat Whites Back On Menu For Lotto Winners

A Wellington couple who won a top prize of $100,000 cash with Lotto's Hot 100 Triple Dip promotion are today celebrating with a visit to a cafe.

"Things have been very tight for us this year," said the winning husband. "We have had to really cut back on our spending, which means buying supermarket specials and no treats.

"One of the things we have missed the most is going out for a real coffee - so the best thing about winning Lotto is that it will allow us to enjoy the odd trip to a cafe again," he said.

After collecting their winnings in NZ Lotteries' Wellington office, the couple were off to celebrate - not with champagne but with two trim flat whites.

Lotto's Hot 100 promotion gave away $3 million in 100 extra prizes of cash, cars, shopping sprees and travel packages.

The couple's winning Triple Dip ticket was bought at Hundreds & Thousands in Eastbourne.

The husband had no idea he held a winning ticket until presenting it at the Lotto counter to be checked.

"The woman who checked the ticket said "I think you've got a big one". It was a great surprise and a fabulous way to start the week," the winning man said.

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