As celebrations for Chinese New Year begin to welcome in the year of the Dragon, a Lotto player in New Plymouth has won a roaring $1 Million in tonight’s Lotto draw, says NZ Lotteries’ Acting Chief Executive Warren Salisbury.
“The Year of the Dragon is said to be an auspicious year filled with luck, power and money, and for this Lotto winner it’s certainly started out that way,” says Mr Salisbury.
The winning ticket was sold at Countdown ‘The Valley’ in New Plymouth.
Meanwhile, Lotto Powerball has jackpotted meaning it will be an estimated $7 next week.
Strike Four was not struck and jackpots to an estimated $600,000 next week.
Meanwhile, Bruce from Waipawa spun and won $200,000 on the Winning Wheel at the live draw in Wellington this evening.
Tonight’s Winning Wheel ticket was bought at Mac’s Photo and Lotto in Tawa, Wellington. The serial number is 336-50179860-20XX.
“Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above winning stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet."
All Lotto players are automatically in the draw to win the opportunity to spin Lotto’s Winning Wheel, regardless of the type of ticket they buy.