The man, from Mackay, waited three days before checking his ticket after hearing someone had scooped the entire division-one Powerball prize.
While there were no Division One winners in tonight's lotto, three players have taken out Division Two, sharing more than half a million dollars.
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The Brisbane mother who won the entire $40 million Powerball jackpot admits she had a 'weird feeling' she would when she woke up.
The Sydney woman purchased a PowerHit ticket, meaning she also won NINETEEN division two prizes totalling an additional $683,000.
After four straight weeks of no Division One Powerball winners, the draw hit $60 million - the second biggest jackpot in Australia this year.
The winner of Thursday night's $80 million Powerball draw is yet to claim their prize and officials have narrowed the search down to a suburb in Victoria.