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Australia Sydney workmates scoop division one lotto prize

07:40  22 october  2019
07:40  22 october  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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  Hunt for mystery $12m Lotto winner continues Hundreds of locals stopped into the at Greystanes Newsagency today to check their tickets.Hundreds of locals stopped into the at Greystanes Newsagency today to check their tickets, hoping to claim the prize and become the suburb's newest multimillionaire.

Someone in Western Australia is million richer after taking out the entire division one pool in Wednesday night's Lotto draw. The lucky ticket was the only one in Australia to draw all six winning numbers in the million jackpot. Western Australia has 67 division one Lotto winners this year

It is the second division one Lotto ticket sold at the Waterford Lottery Centre, following a .2 million ticket sold there in February. Meanwhile, a 23-member syndicate of workmates from Pinjarra have collected their .6 million division one prize from the previous weekend's Saturday Lotto superdraw.

Seven members of a syndicate in Kingswood Park are now each more than $95,000 richer.© TheLott Seven members of a syndicate in Kingswood Park are now each more than $95,000 richer. Seven co-workers in Sydney's west have taken home more than $90,000 each after their lottery syndicate scooped a division one prize.

The workers, from Kingswood Park in Penrith, held one of six division one wins nationally in last night's Monday and Wednesday Lotto draw.

In addition to the division one prize, the syndicate's System 7 entry also scored six division three prizes, bringing the total amount to $668,562.67.

If the syndicate is split evenly, that means each of the seven members takes home a cool $95,508.95.

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It is the second division one Lotto ticket sold at the Waterford Lottery Centre, following a .2 million ticket sold there in February. Meanwhile, a 23-member syndicate of workmates from Pinjarra have collected their .6 million division one prize from the previous weekend's Saturday Lotto superdraw.

The colleagues weren't aware of last night's win until a NSW Lotteries official made contact with them this morning.

"We've been playing this syndicate for a couple of years now. Actually, we just invited two people in a few weeks ago so they'll be over the moon," one of the syndicate members told officials.   "I don't know what to say. It's just unbelievable I'll have to go have an early beer."

Members of the syndicate, who all wished to remain anonymous, said they planned to use their winnings to pay off their mortgages or going on lavish holidays.

Yan Ling, who owns Marketland Newsagency at Kingswood where the winning entry was bought, was overjoyed to hear the news of the syndicate's win.

"I was so excited when I opened up this morning and found out we had sold a division one winning entry," said Ms Ling.

"We've been telling all of our customers we've sold a division one winning entry and they've told us they hope they are next.   "We've sold a few division one winning entries and major prizes in the past but this is the first one since 2015."

The winning numbers in Monday and Wednesday Lotto draw 3914 on Monday 21 October 2019 were 9, 2, 19, 17, 36 and 22 while the supplementary numbers were 26 and 8.

According The Lott, the chance of winning a division one prize in Monday & Wednesday Lotto is one in 8,145,060.

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"We made a beeline there."The couple from South Auckland, who wish to remain anonymous, was on the final leg of a campervan road trip when they were feeling lucky, they told Lotto NZ.

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