Australia’s mystery $50million OzLotto winner is FOUND and says she can’t stop shaking as she wins ‘out of this world’ amount
- Melbourne woman nabs $50million OzLotto prize money three days after draw
- The winning ticket holder realised she won on Friday, after the draw on Tuesday
- The Cranbourne mum was the only division one ticket holder to win the top prize
- ‘I’m shaking and my head is spinning! I can’t believe this … it is out of this world’
A Melbourne woman has scored a massive $50million to herself snapping up the biggest OzLotto windfall of the year.
The mum from Cranbourne, Melbourne was the only division one ticket holder to win in the OzLotto draw 1494, drawn on Tuesday.
But the regular player only realised on Friday morning that she had the winning numbers.
‘I’m shaking and my head is spinning! I can’t believe this,’ she told an official at the Lott. ‘I only ever win $15 on a lottery ticket, so $50 million is out of this world.’
‘I’ve been playing for a few years, but I never expected this to happen to me,’ the winning ticket holder said (pictured, a stock image)
‘I’ve been playing for a few years, but I never expected this to happen to me.’
Officials were not able to contact her at first as the ticket was not registered, so the onus was on her to front up and collect her winnings.
She got around to looking up the winning numbers on Friday, crossing out the numbers on her ticket, one by one.
‘I couldn’t believe it when I found out there was only one division one winner in Oz Lotto and that they purchased their ticket from Hampton Park. I thought to myself, ‘It can’t be me!’, she said.
‘Since discovering the news, I haven’t stopped shaking like a leaf.’
The ticket holder bought the top-winning ticket at the Hampton Park Lotto in Melbourne’s south (pictured)
She said she wasn’t sure how she was going to spend her fortune but said she would need time to process her lotto success.
The ticket holder bought the top-winning ticket at the Hampton Park Lotto in Melbourne’s south.
Hampton Park Lotto owner Annabelle Johnstone said she had been on the edge of her seat for three days before the winner was found.
Ms Johnstone said it was a ‘glory’ for Hampton Park after the three days of complete mystery.
The winning numbers in OzLotto draw were 37, 42, 47, 39, 5, 17 and 20, while the supplementary numbers were 29, 22 and 38.
The Tuesday multi-million-dollar draw was the biggest win for OzLotto for 2022 and the fourth-largest of all lottery winnings in the country for the year
The Tuesday $50million draw was the biggest win for OzLotto for 2022 and the fourth-largest of all lottery winnings in the country for the year