Two lucky syndicates have kicked off the working week $2.5 million richer after scoring division one prizes in the weekend’s TattsLotto draw.
However, some members of the winning syndicates are yet to discover the life-changing news.
The two Melbourne syndicates, each with 15 members, were among eight division one winners in TattsLotto draw 4233, on Saturday, February 12.
Each division one winning entry scored a $2.5 million prize, with one syndicate located in Bundoora and another in several suburbs around Melbourne.
Lottery officials from The Lott are urging players to check their tickets as soon as possible, so they can celebrate the winning news.
‘Some were in tears’: Bundoora syndicate winners celebrate
Fifteen Bundoora players have had their lives turned upside down, as they continue to discover their TattsLotto syndicate win.
In addition to winning division one, the syndicate’s System 7 entry also scored division two 6 times, division five 3 times and division six 13 times, boosting the syndicate’s total prize to $2,559,825.20.
Called the Big Bonanza, the winning syndicate entries were purchased at Bundoora Centre Newsagency.
Bundoora Centre Newsagency owner Michael Mertzanidis said he was relishing his outlet’s latest division one win.
“I’ve already spoken to some of the regulars in the syndicate and it’s such a bright light in their lives given what everyone’s had to go through for the past two years,” he said.
When asked how the players responded to the winning news, Mr Mertzanidis said they were already planning how to spend their fortune.
“They’re almost in tears. They’re just so happy. Some have home renovations plans, while others are paying off a few bills and getting ahead.”
Multi-million-dollar win guarantees a Super Day for Melbourne syndicate
It’s going to be a super day for the winning Super Day Syndicate, consisting of 15 Melbourne locals, who also scored a $2.5 million TattsLotto division one win.
The syndicate’s System 12 entry also scored division three 36 times, division four 225 times and division six 400 times, boosting the syndicate’s total prize to $2,543,551.40.
Therefore, each member of the fortunate syndicate received an impressive share worth $169,570.10.
The winning syndicate was established by Heidelberg Heights Newsagency.
However, shares into the syndicate were also sold at:
Burnt Bridge News & Lotto
Elsternwick News & Lotto
Ivanhoe Plaza Jackpot Lotto
Jackson Court News & Lotto
Lucky Flemington Lottery and Cignall
Plenty Luck News & Lotto
Plenty Valley Tatts Kiosk
West Doncaster News & Lotto
Wheelers Hill Newsagency
Heidelberg Heights Newsagency manager Robert Xu said he was too excited to sleep on Saturday night after he discovered the syndicate had won big.
“Winning division one is exciting and not only have the syndicate members got a wonderful win, it’s also given us great pleasure to share this win with our customers,” said Mr Xu.
The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 4233 were 35, 36, 13, 43, 37 and 42, while the supplementary numbers were 15 and 5.
More chances to win big this week
Across Australia, there were eight division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 4233 – four from Victoria, three from New South Wales and one from Western Australia.
There are more chances to win big with Tuesday’s Oz Lotto offering $10 million, while Thursday’s Powerball has $80 million up for grabs.
The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot prize is now $7.01 million for draw 1561, while the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize is now $7.4 million for draw 10529.
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