A western Sydney dad, who only just started playing Lotto, has won big off a free ticket.
The unsuspecting man was lost for words when he received the life-changing phone call informing him he had won $655,483.95.
“No way!” he laughed.
“Thank you so much. I am lost for words."
The thrilled winner said he had only just started playing Lotto Strike and had won his ticket on The Lott website, making his entry completely free.
“I can’t wait to tell my wife – I hope she doesn’t faint,”
Sydney dad plans to share Lotto win with kids and charities
The lucky player said he won’t be spontaneously splashing out to celebrate the win. He instead has some very sensible plans for his prize, including sharing his windfall with his children and some local charities.
“This will really set us up for quite some time,” he said.
“I will pay off my mortgage and help my kids.
“I’ve always said if I ever won the lottery, I would help some charities I am really passionate about so I will certainly do that!”
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