Two incredibly lucky Oz lotto players have split a whopping $70 million jackpot, the biggest in five years, but one of them still has no idea.
A man aged in his 50s from Lithgow was “blown away” when he found out he had scooped up a cool $35 million but the Victorian winner is still unknown.
“Oh fair dinkum? You’re kidding?! That is the best news I’ve had in a long time. Hallelujah!” the Lithgow winner said upon learning of his win.
“It goes without saying I’ll be helping the kids out and I’m sure my retirement plans will be fast-tracked.”
In addition to the two division one winning entries, more than 1.17 million prizes worth more than $26.4 million were won in divisions two to seven across Australia.
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The mystery Victorian winner is being urged to check their entry.
Despite being registered, Oz Lotto couldn’t contact the winner because their details were incomplete. . Instead, officials have to wait for the winner to get in touch to confirm the prize.
The winning entry was purchased online from Australia’s official lotteries at thelott.com.
“The mystery online winner may have unplugged for the evening and could be completely unaware that their account is about to balloon by $35 million,” an Oz Lotto spokesperson said.
Tuesday night’s result ends eight weeks of jackpotting which saw Oz Lotto climb to $70 million. Next Tuesday’s jackpot is $2 million.
But it’s not the end of a big lotteries week. Thursday’s Powerball is at $80 million.
The winning numbers drawn Tuesday night were 31, 26, 15, 21, 14, 24 and 40. The supplementary numbers were 33 and 3.