Saturday Lotto Superdraw Produces 15 Millionaires
Last Updated: Monday 1 August 2016, 10:33 am
Another of Saturday Lotto’s sensational Superdraws saw 15 lucky players take home an equal share of a $20 million division one prize fund. Every one of the winning players instantly became a millionaire by netting over $1.3 million after matching all six main numbers.
The winning numbers were 27, 32, 33, 37, 40 and 45, with 22 and 38 emerging as the Supplementary numbers. There were a further 1,081,146 prize winners on the night, with each claiming rewards ranging from $14.35 for matching one or two main numbers and both Supplementary numbers to $9,093 for matching five main numbers and one of the Supplementary numbers. For a complete breakdown of prizes and additional draw information, head to the Saturday Lotto Results page.
One of the fortuitous 15 winners of the top division prize was a family syndicate from Hervey Bay, Queensland. Quoted by the Fraser Coast Chronicle, the mother of the group spoke of her disbelief immediately after checking their entry: "Every Saturday night I watch the draw and write the winning numbers down and then I check our ticket," she explained. "I was stunned when I saw the winning numbers on our ticket. I've always said to my kids that I'd win one day and now I have and best of all I'm sharing it with them. As a mum you only ever want the best for your kids so this is really a dream come true for me."
The family, who have opted for anonymity, purchased their winning ticket from newsXpress at Station Square. Jason Green, a staff member at the store, told reporters that this wasn’t the first time that this store had sold a ticket worth a sizeable sum, with a Saturday Lotto second division prize worth almost $900 to each member of a 16-strong syndicate being won, as well as a Powerball prize to the tune of $6,000. This latest top division total saw two more winning tickets sold in Queensland, while five were purchased in New South Wales, three in Victoria, three in Western Australia and one in South Australia.
This week’s Saturday Lotto prize pool is worth a guaranteed $4 million, a prize that could change any winner’s life immeasurably. To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic reward, simply purchase your tickets online from anywhere in the world or head to any authorised retailer across Australia. Stay lucky!