Press Release – New Zealand Lotteries Commission
The winning run for Lotto players continued tonight with a lucky Lotto player from Nelson winning a Lotto First Division prize worth $1 million. The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Tapawera Four Square Supermark in Nelson.
In the last fortnight, almost $25 million has been won by First Division winners in our Big Wednesday, Powerball and Lotto games.
Powerball was not struck this evening and has jackpotted to $5 million.
Strike was also won tonight, by three lucky players who have each won $57,962. The winning tickets were sold at Countdown Kerikeri in Kerikeri, Airport Oaks Pharmacy in Auckland and New World Southmall in Auckland.
Sese from Auckland spun and won $100,000 on the Winning Wheel at the live draw in Wellington tonight.
This week’s Winning Wheel ticket was sold at Countdown Papakura in Auckland. The serial number is 805-54775822-20XX.
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.
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 or online at MyLotto.co.nz.
All Lotto players that want to spoil their mothers are encouraged to enter Lotto’s Mother’s Day Triple Dip promotion. All Triple Dip tickets purchased from Sunday 28 April to 7pm Saturday 11 May are in the draw for 100 extra prizes, including 10 Audi A1s, 20 travel prizes of $20,000, 30 shopping sprees worth $10,000, and 40 cash prizes of $10,000.
New Zealand Lotteries was established in 1987 to raise funds for community benefit. Over the past 25 years, more than $3 billion has been transferred to the Lottery Grants Board for distribution back into the community.