“This is just unbelievable” Struggling Gold Coast family wins $200,000

A FAMILY suffering from extreme financial stress and struggling to make ends meet on the Gold Coast has hit the jackpot after purchasing a winning lotto ticket online.

The struggling Runaway Bay family now has enough money for a deposit on a house of their own after winning a life-changing $200,000 in Thursday’s Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.

The father of the family, who wishes to remain anonymous for obvious reasons, said he had a “little flutter” in his heart when he realised that the ticket he had purchased online was a winner.


The ecstatic family man said he started to get “all sweaty” and had to go for a walk to calm down.

“Unbelievable,” the man laughed. “You just wouldn’t believe how good the timing is for us.”

“We’ve been that worried about finances lately…it’s been such a heartache for us…so this is just unbelievable.

“The last couple of weeks I’ve had a couple of little wins and I thought this was building up to something and, you know what, I was right!”

The man said he was a regular Lucky Lotteries player because he “lived in hope”.

“That’s a magnificent win. Two hundred thousand dollars is just magnificent,” he said.

“That’s going to be a deposit on a house for us and will help us to look after the family.”

The man purchased his one-number entry online at thelott.com.

The Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot continues to climb, with draw 1087 offering $9.64 million, while the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot is offering $2.06 million for draw 10220.