Gold Coast man’s $1.3 million Gold Lotto bedtime surprise!

A young Burleigh Heads man has confessed he hasn’t slept a wink since he checked his Saturday Gold Lotto ticket last night and discovered he had won over $1 million!

The man’s entry was one of 15 division one winning entries across Australia in the weekend’s $20 Million Superdraw.

Each entry won the division one prize of a whopping $1,333,333.34.


When a Golden Casket official contacted the man this morning to confirm his prize, he was already hard at work.

“That’s unreal!” he laughed.

“I didn’t really sleep last night, but I was still up early and off to work today.

“I was nearly ready for bed last night and I thought I’d check my ticket and scan it on the app. I did it and it came up with ‘Congratulations you’ve had a huge win’.

“I didn’t believe it. I showed my partner and she said ‘no you haven’t’. But I looked at it again and there it was.

“It’s funny because usually I don’t worry about checking my Lotto tickets for a couple of weeks.

“After I saw this, I ended up staying up for a long time as I couldn’t go to sleep.”

The lucky winner confessed that he had bought his winning entry on the spur of the moment.

“We went out for the day on Saturday and we called into Stockland. I was walking past the newsagency and thought I’d buy a lotto ticket,” he said.

He said he already knows exactly how he will use his windfall – to buy his dream house.

“We had been looking at getting a mortgage but I’ll have to tell the bank not to worry about that anymore,” he said.

The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning 50-game QuickPick entry at Nextra Burleigh Town News at Stockland Burleigh Heads.

It’s the third division one win to land on the Gold Coast during the past three weeks.


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