Oz Lotto: Fifteen locals share $13.3 million prize in syndicate 'joy'

There were two individual players and a 15-person strong syndicate that bagged a division one win in Tuesday's Oz Lotto's draw 1580 – all from NSW.

A group of mates have bagged nearly a million dollars each in Oz Lotto. Source: Getty/The Lott
A group of mates have bagged nearly a million dollars each in Oz Lotto. Source: Getty/The Lott

Two NSW residents have instantly become $13 million richer after taking home first prize in Tuesday night's Oz Lotto draw. Meanwhile a very lucky syndicate made up of 15 people also bagged a division one win, on top of seven division three wins, meaning the group earned a total of $13.3 million, with each set to bag $890,000.

The aptly titled syndicate "Kingdom Cash" scored their ticket at the Top End Newsagency in Lithgow. While several members have been alerted to their mega win, Lotto officials said this morning word was still travelling around the group of mates.

Newsagency owners Vinh Huynh and Dien Nguyen said it "was the nicest surprise ever" that the group won from a ticket bought at their agency.

"The last time we sold a division one winning entry was in 2018, which was a $35 million Oz Lotto prize. So this is the second time," Huynh said.

"Our group of winners will definitely be overwhelmed with surprise, joy and happiness. We can’t wait to share the joy with them, congratulate and guide them to claim their prizes."

The Lott spokesperson Matt Hart was trying to track down all members of the Kingdom Cash group to officially let them know their lives had changed.

"There are still some unregistered syndicate members who may have yet to discover their good news," he said.

An Oz Lotto ticket is held, as The Lott officials announce there were three winners of Tuesday's $13 million prize.
A 15-person strong syndicate also won the first prize, having bought their tickets in Lithgow, in addition to another NSW resident. Source: The Lott

Meanwhile, another NSW player has revealed their shock at becoming an instant multi-millionaire.

The Sydney entrepreneur in his 30s, from Lidcombe in the city's west, held one of the three division one winning entries nationally in Oz Lotto's draw 1580 on Tuesday. He's claimed he'll continue to work, despite the life-changing news.

"I was just having dinner when I got your text saying to check my ticket. I thought it was a scam but I checked my ticket just in case. I looked on the app and I saw all this confetti! This is great. Really awesome."

The winning numbers in Oz Lotto draw 1580 on Tuesday, May 28, were 10, 15, 29, 31, 42, 5 and 13, while the supplementary numbers were 17, 40 and 39.

Across Australia, there were three division one winning entries — all in New South Wales. The third individual purchased a ticket from a reseller, a The Lott spokesperson told Yahoo News Australia, with that player yet to be identified.

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