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23 July 2021 Posted by 


Man astonished to hear the good news
A GRANDFATHER from Seven Hills won’t just be blowing out birthday candles at the end of the month, but also celebrating his $100,000 win after scoring the 1st Prize in Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot.
 The western Sydney resident won the 1st Prize of $100,000 in Lucky Lotteries Su-per Jackpot draw 10479, drawn Thursday July 22, 2021.
After the results were announced, an official from The Lott spoke to the New South Wales player who was left astonished after hearing the marvellous news.
“Thank you very much! I’m surprised,” he exclaimed. “I’ve been purchasing Lucky Lotteries tickets for a while, it’s great to see a win.
“I’m with my wife now, and I’ll have to pick up my youngest grandson from school later. He will be happy to hear about my win.
“It’s actually my birthday at the end of the month too, so this is a nice birthday sur-prise.”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his prize, the jubilant bloke said he would put it towards refurbishing the house.
“We’ve wanted to do a bit of work on the house for a long time now, so we will put it towards renovations.
“Unfortunately, because of lockdown, we can’t do anything at the moment to cele-brate. Hopefully we can soon. This is great!”
The winning entry was purchased at newsXpress Seven Hills, Shop 38A, Seven Hills Plaza, 224 Prospect Highway, Seven Hills.
newsXpress Seven Hills owner Mark Forsyth said he was delighted to hear a local customer won a major prize.
“It’s such great news!” he said. “We were able to assist the winner when he came in today. We’re all really happy for him!
“It’s such a challenging time for everyone in New South Wales, so a major lottery win would certainly brighten someone’s day.
“I hope the winner enjoys their prize and we wish them all the best!”
The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot prize is now $1.96M for draw 1539, while the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize is now $1.15M for draw 10480.  
In 2020, 141 Lucky Lotteries 1st Prize and Jackpot winning entries across Australia won more than $48.61M. 
During this time, the biggest Lucky Lotteries prize was won by an Ermington woman who a Mega Jackpot prize of $11.73M in January.
Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot and Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot are raffle-style games, which means there is a set number of tickets in each draw. As each ticket number is unique there is no sharing of prizes.
Tickets can be purchased at any licenced lottery outlet, online from thelott.com or via The Lott mobile app.
In 2020, more than 111.6 million winners took home more than $3.33B in prize money from their favourite games at The Lott, including Saturday Lotto, Monday & Wednesday Lotto, Powerball, Oz Lotto, Set for Life, Lucky Lotteries, Keno, Super 66, Lotto Strike and Instant Scratch-Its.
Last financial year, Australia’s Official Lotteries contributed more than $1.4Bvia state lottery taxes and donations to help community initiatives, such as hospitals, health research, disaster relief and education. 


Michael Walls
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