Tonight’s $50 million Powerball jackpot has not managed to attain a fortunate winner, with the prize boosted to a whopping $80 million for subsequent week’s draw.
The lottery draw 1259 winnings numbers embrace: 26 – 15 – 16 – 6 – 1 – 21 – 10.
One-in-six Australians are predicted to have gotten their fingers on a ticket for the Powerball after the jackpot rocketed to $50 million after final Thursday’s Powerball draw.
The fortunate numbers have evaded a winner for 4 weeks and the jackpot was the third largest prize supplied by any Australian lottery this yr.
The final Powerball division one winner was topped in May when a Logan man received $17 million and deliberate to interrupt the information to his household by pulling into the driveway in a flash new automobile.
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But the largest winner of this explicit recreation this yr was a Port Macquarie man who pocketed an enormous $80 million. The very first thing this extremely fortunate winner did was purchase his personal model new tv.
“We certainly hope he’s enjoying that new TV and the rest of his $80 million prize,” The Lott’s Lauren Cooney mentioned.
“We can’t wait to see where the next Powerball jackpot lands. Will the winning streak continue this Thursday for the Sunshine State or will the Powerball prize light up somewhere else in Australia? We will just have to wait and see.”
Powerball draw 1259 closes at 7.30pm AEST.
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Winning the lottery is the stuff of fantasies for many Aussies – however sadly, most of us won’t ever know what it’s truly like.
But when you’ve ever questioned precisely what would occur when you obtained a life-changing name informing you that you simply’ve hit the jackpot, the thriller has simply been solved.
That’s as a result of Australia’s official lottery supplier, The Lott, has simply shared a recording of a cellphone name with a Queenslander who received a division one prize earlier this yr.
The unnamed man – who was one in every of 4 division one winners – ended up pocketing a staggering complete of $1,095,232.87.
In the clip, The Lott spokeswoman Lauren Cooney will be heard asking the person if he’d had the prospect to test his on-line entry to the Saturday draw earlier than confirming he was one of many fortunate winners.
The clearly surprised man might reply with little various expletives initially earlier than telling Ms Cooney his “heart is just racing”.
He then instructed Ms Cooney he had “a good feeling” in regards to the ticket, though he had no concept he had received huge earlier than the decision.
“Oh, you don’t understand, that’s just amazing … oh my God,” he mentioned.
“That’s just crazy, it made my day. I was actually having a cr*p morning, thank you very much.”