How a trip to the dentist resulted in a $1million windfall: Man reveals his good luck after having a tooth pulled
- A Brisbane man has won a life-changing $1million in Monday’s Gold Lotto draw
- He bought the ticket after he had his tooth pulled during a visit to the dentist
- Winning numbers were 21, 20, 13, 16, 39, 40 and supplementary were 44 and 18
A man’s trip to the dentist has resulted in a $1million lottery win.
The man from Keperra, nine kilometres north-west of Brisbane, bought a lottery ticket to cheer himself up after he had a tooth pulled on Monday.
He was stunned when he later discovered that he was the only division one prize of $1million in Monday night’s draw.
The man from Keperra bought a lottery ticket to cheer himself up after he had a tooth pulled at the dentist (stock)
The man said he will use the money to pay off his home’s mortgage so he can have ‘security’ and use the rest to help his family (stock)
‘I had a tooth pulled out on Monday and I really didn’t want to get it out,’ he said.
‘I was so upset about it so I decided to keep the tooth in a little pouch for good luck.
‘So I made sure I bought a lottery ticket after my trip to the dentist with my new lucky charm to cheer myself up.’
He described the win as ‘magical’ and ‘hard to believe’.
The man said he will use the money to pay off his home’s mortgage so he can have ‘security’ and use the rest to help his family.
The winning numbers were 21, 20, 13, 16, 39 and 40 while the supplementary numbers were 44 and 18.
Supanews Keperra owner Mike Walter said the store has now sold seven division one winning entries since 2013
The ticket was purchased from Supanews Keperra in the Great Western Super Centre.
Owner Mike Walter said the store has now sold seven division one winning entries since 2013.
‘It’s always such a thrill to share the excitement with the winner and our customers too are enthusiastic about a local win, as it brings that dream of winning so close to home,’ he said.
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday Gold Lotto draws created 203 millionaires across Australia in 2019.