A Bonnyrigg couple has unwrapped the most unforgettable wedding anniversary present from their daughter after their Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot ticket scored them a $200,000 windfall. The Western Sydney pair won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw lastnight.
So far in 2021, there have been four Lucky Lotteries major prize winning entries in the Western Sydney region, collectively worth more than $700,000!
The ticket was unregistered, so lottery officials had no way of contacting the winner to break the thrilling news and had to wait for them to come forward to claim their prize. The elated woman discovered her good fortune when she stopped into her local newsagency to check her tickets.
“Wow! It’s so exciting,” the winning woman laughed.
“I had just finished work and was on my way to grab a hot chicken for dinner. I remembered I received some lottery tickets from my daughter for my wedding anniversary!
“I stopped into the newsagency and scanned my ticket. The terminal told me to go the counter, and that’s when I found out that I’d won $200,000!
“I rang my daughter straight away. She burst into tears. We’re just so grateful.
“Christmas is just around the corner. It has come at the most perfect time.
“We’ve always wanted to purchase a house, and now we can place a house deposit down.
“Thank you so much.”
The winning entry was purchased at Bonnyrigg Plaza Newsagent, owner Jessie Chan said she was over the moon to see the winner has come forward and discovered their prize.
“We were expecting the winner to come in all day. We’re so excited, and so happy for the winner,” she shared.
“It was a wonderful moment when the winner came in and realised they won the 1st Prize. It certainly would’ve been a perfect way to end the day.
“Congratulations to the winner and we hope you enjoy every moment of the prize.”