A Sydney woman felt like she’d ‘walked into the light at the end of a tunnel’ after winning millions in the Saturday Lotto.
The Burwood, inner-west Sydney, woman held one of the two division one winning entries in Saturday’s Lotto draw 4421 and took home a grand prize of $2,527,471.
‘Oh my god, I can’t speak!,’ the woman said when an official from The Lott confirmed her win.
‘It’s been such a rough few years for me and this is going to change everything.
‘It really does feel like I’ve come to the end of a long tunnel and walked into the light.
‘Oh my god. I’m over the moon. I can’t even think about anything I’m in so much shock.’
The woman said the win would be life changing for her and her family.
A Sydney woman won $2,527,471 after buying one of two division one winning lottery tickets
‘What I do know is that this will allow me to buy my first home, which is going to be amazing,’ she said.
‘I’ll help my family and then book a big holiday.
‘Thank you, this is going to change my life.’
Her winning entry was purchased at Strathfield Plaza Newsagency in Strathfield Plaza.
Newsagent owner Ramesh Sethurao said his team were thrilled for their winning customer.
‘We are all so excited to hear someone once again has won a division one prize at our store,’ he said.
‘Celebrations of this milestone will go on for a while and we’ve been telling every customer who comes in what happened.
‘It’s amazing that this win has arrived just in time for Christmas, so we want to wish our winner all the best for the future and that they have an amazing festive season.’
The woman described the win as life changing, saying ‘this will allow me to buy my first home’
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 4421 were 22, 42, 10, 23, 21 and 14, while the supplementary numbers were 11 and 7.
There were two division one winning entries, one each in Queensland and New South Wales.
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 379 so far in 2023, including 123 won by NSW Lotteries customers.