Aussies urged to check tickets as $1.25m Lotto jackpot goes unclaimed

It's been two weeks since the ticket won the Division One prize.

Aussies are being urged to check their tickets as a soon-to-be-crowned millionaire is apparently none the wiser.

It's been two weeks since the July 1 TattsLotto draw where eight Division One entries won $1.25 million. However one of those prizes has yet to be claimed.

The ticket in question was purchased in store and was not registered, meaning lottery officials have no way of tracking down the lucky winner. The ticket was purchased in the Tasmanian suburb of Howrah in Hobart, with locals or visitors to the area now being urged to look at any of their old lottery tickets.

The winning Lotto ticket was purchased in the Hobart suburb of Howrah pictured on Google Maps.
The winning ticket was purchased in the Hobart suburb of Howrah. Source: Google Maps

“It’s highly likely our winner has gone about the past fortnight as normal with no idea their ticket had all the six winning numbers needed to score division one," The Lott spokesperson Anna Hobdell said.

“It’s an important reminder to always register your tickets to a Tatts Card, so if you do score division one, we can reveal the exciting news to you straight after the draw."

The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 4377 were 6, 7, 38, 26, 19 and 21, while the supplementary numbers were 13 and 36. If you hold the ticket, you can call 131 868.

Millions of dollars from lotto jackpots unclaimed

It comes after a NSW woman went nearly two years before claiming her $1 million lotto jackpot after admitting she had held onto her ticket "the entire time" but never checked it.

And in March, it took a WA father a week to pull his $40 million Powerball ticket from his pocket.

The Lott announced earlier this year there is more than $16 million in Division One prize money yet to be claimed.

The biggest unclaimed lottery win is a $4.8 million Set for Life division one win from April 2021 with an entry purchased in Woden in the ACT.

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