Gold Coast family’s shock $450K Lotto win

A Gold Coast family are almost half-a-million dollars richer after winning division one in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto draw.

The six-member private family syndicate took home a whopping $456,752.50, meaning each member will receive a share worth more than $75,000 each!

“Oh God! Oh my God! I think that’s wonderful,” the syndicate leader exclaimed when a Golden Casket official delivered the winning news this morning.


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“I wasn’t going to answer the phone, but gee I’m glad I did!” she laughed.

“This is beautiful. Just beautiful. It’ll probably take a while for it to sink in. I still can’t quite believe it.”

The woman revealed that the lotto syndicate is a tradition she started a few years ago.

“There’s six of us altogether in this syndicate. It’s just a family tradition I started a few years ago and we’ve just kept it going ever since,” she said.

“I can’t wait to tell everyone the good news!”

The syndicate purchased its winning 12-game QuickPick entry at Slacks Newsagency & Casket on Scarborough Street in Southport.

The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 3895 were 26, 19, 31, 30, 6 and 18, while the supplementary numbers were 25 and 16.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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