Australia

News and info about the Australian lottery, as well as those big winners down under. Read more about the Australian lottery and syndicates here.

Man Claims $1 Million Lotto Win 414 Days After The Draw

March 3rd, 2017

The NSW Lottery set up a campaign to identify the winner of a division 1 prize on its January 9 2016 draw. More than a year had elapsed, but the claim period for the NSW must be very long indeed.  

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This Week’s Top Stories

February 28th, 2017

Lottery Stories Of The Week

This week’s best stories of features lottery winners from all over the world. In Israel, a poor couple hoping to win enough to pay an outstanding electric bill won the top prize in the Israeli Lottery.

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Aussie Couple Used Last Money To Win $1 Million Lotto Prize

February 24th, 2017

An old Australian couple decided to gamble the last money they had and managed to come up winners in the Lotterywest draw.

Before the win the couple had been in dire straits and were already contemplating selling their home if the mortgage payments become unmanageable.

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This Week’s Top Stories

September 13th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

Syndicates again posted significant wins this week.  A retirees’ syndicate in Scotland bagged a million pound payout while 51 aged care workers in Australia are set to share a $1.44 million jackpot.

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Aged Care Facility Workers Win Big Lotto Jackpot

September 11th, 2016

A large syndicate composed of 51 aged care facility employees has won a $1.9 million jackpot from the Tattslotto Lottery.  But for some, the syndicate is not big enough.

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51 Aussies To Share $1.44 Million TattsLotto Jackpot

September 8th, 2016

At the Park Lane Residential Aged Care in Croydon North, near Melbourne, Australia 51 people or about half the staff play the lottery together.  Well they’ve just succeeded in winning the lottery together.

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Occasional Player From Canberra Wins $35 Million Jackpot

August 7th, 2016

A Canberra woman almost lost out on a big payday – good thing her brother, a regular lotto player, advised her to buy tickets as the rollover prize has become huge.

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This Week’s Top Stories

August 2nd, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

Lotto success stories this week include that of a man who turned $5 into a million dollars and a Sudbury man who won the top prize in the Cash For Life game.

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Couple Win Lotto First Division Prize After Home Fire

July 30th, 2016

A couple from Auckland had a roller-coaster weekend which ended with them a lot richer.

Paul and Lucy went out on dinner to celebrate her birthday on Friday, 8 July; Paul used the opportunity to propose to Lucy. 

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14 Sydney Workers Share A$40 Million Powerball Jackpot

May 8th, 2016

Another lottery playing syndicate has hit it big, this time in Australia!  A group of 14 factory workers from Sydney have just bagged a Powerball jackpot worth  $40,445,165.  

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