The search is over for the Gold Coast’s newest millionaire, with a lucky Broadbeach local checking his Keno ticket to receive the surprise of his life.
Keno officials launched a search for the player last week, after his Keno 10 Spot entry won a whopping $1,705,707.60 on Thursday.
It wasn’t until the man checked his ticket over the weekend that he discovered the life-changing news.
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“I can’t believe it!” he exclaimed. “This is life-changing. It’s absolutely unbelievable.
“It’s all been such a blur since I checked my ticket.
“I scanned it over the weekend, I didn’t even know there was a mystery winner on the Gold Coast and all along it was me!”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his windfall, the winner said he’d be heading into 2020 a new man.
“I’m going to pay off my mortgage and not have to worry about another bill,” he said.
“We’ll be having the best Christmas you can imagine.
“I feel like a totally new man!”
The winning Keno 10 Spot entry was purchased atThe Star Gold Coast in Broadbeach.
The win is the ninth Keno 10 Spot jackpot to be won in Queensland so far this year.