$500,000 win for two lucky Lotto players

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Two Lotto players from Auckland and Whakatane will be celebrating in style after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division. 

The winning tickets were sold at Countdown St Johns in Auckland and Countdown Whakatane in Whakatane. 

Powerball was not struck last night and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $14 million. 

Meanwhile, Strike Four also rolled over tonight and will be $600,000 this Saturday. 

Lotto New Zealand’s Mother’s Day promotion is now underway.

All Lotto Triple Dip tickets bought between Sunday 29 April and 7.30pm on Saturday 12 May are in the draw to win 50 extra prizes, including 5x Mercedes-Benz A-Class, 5x $20,000 travel prizes, 20x $10,000 shopping prizes and 20x prizes of $10,000 cash. 

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

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