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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.
This week he accidentally bought two of the same ticket for Tuesday’s drawing, winning The anonymous winner had been playing the same lottery numbers in The Lotto for over 30 years. The new multi- millionaire had just gotten off work when he found out the life-changing news, but told the
An Australian man who accidentally bought two identical lottery tickets for the same drawing ended up winning a million jackpot. The Melbourne man told officials he was playing his usual numbers and he had intended for the second ticket to be for a different drawing, but he later discovered he had
Two South Australian mates have made "the greatest stuff-up in the world" after accidentally buying identical lottery tickets, that ended up winning.
The workmates, from Goolwa, have been entering the lottery for years, but had both forgotten whose turn it was and ending up both buying a ticket with the same numbers.
As a result, they both ended up $1.67 million richer after winning the division one prize on Saturday's X Lotto draw.
"My mate thought it was his turn last week, but it was actually mine and I'd already put it on," one of the anonymous winners said.
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"It's incredible that the week we both end up with a ticket, thanks to a mistake, is the week our numbers are drawn.
"And if you knew the two of us, the more likely scenario is that the week our numbers are pulled out of the barrel is the week we'd both forget to buy a ticket."
The pair said they will be quitting their jobs and retiring together.
Twelve winners took home the division one prize in Saturday's draw.
The winning numbers were 12, 21, 10, 2, 1 and 42, with the supplementary numbers 13 and 40.
Meanwhile, another South Australian may not realise they are a new millionaire after Wednesday's X Lotto draw.
A customer at Munno Para Newsagency bought the winning ticket, but did not register it.
As a consequence, lottery officials have no way of telling them they are a million dollars richer.
Three mates win almost $6 million on Keno .
Three mates have walked away from a Friday night at the club almost six million dollars richer after an "unbelievable" Keno win.The long-time friends picked up a record-breaking Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot winning entry in game 787 at Cazalys, Cairns, and took home a record-breaking $5,918,503.50.