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$500,000 for lucky Tauranga Lotto player

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Two Lotto players from Tauranga and Auckland will be planning a dream midwinter getaway after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at Pak N Save Cameron Road in Tauranga and on MyLotto to a player from Auckland.

Twenty-two Lotto players from around the country will be celebrating after each winning $10,925 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw.

Two lucky players also won Powerball Second Division, taking their total winnings to $18,227. The winning Powerball Second Division tickets were sold at Pak N Save Upper Hutt in Upper Hutt and on MyLotto to a player from Auckland.

The winning Second Division tickets were sold at the following stores:

New World Regent – Whangarei, MyLotto (+PB)- Auckland, West City Lotto – Auckland, Burbank Four Square – Auckland, Mirrabooka Superette – Auckland, Sunset Superette – Auckland, Drury Lane Lotto Superette – Drury, Freds Four Square – Huntly, The Store Hamilton Airport – Hamilton, New World Whangamata – Whangamata, Fresh Choice Te Ngae – Rotorua, MyLotto - Bay of Plenty, New World Fielding – Fielding, Loveridges Lotto & Video – Hawera, Melody’s New World - Palmerston North, Pak N Save Upper Hutt (+PB) - Upper Hutt, Caltex Woodville – Woodville, Countdown Johnsonville – Wellington, Pak N Save Blenheim – Blenheim, Fresh Choice Barrington – Christchurch, Oamaru New World – Oamaru, and South Dunedin Night N Day – Dunedin.

Powerball was not struck on Saturday evening and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $9 million.

Strike also rolled over last night and will be $600,000 on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Bullseye has jackpotted to $400,000 on Sunday night, meaning it will be a Must Be Won draw. In a Bullseye Must Be Won draw, if no single ticket wins First Division, the prize pool is added to the next highest division with winners.

With 100% per cent of Lotto NZ’s profits supporting over 3,000 good causes every year, every time you play one of Lotto NZ’s games, you’re a Kiwi helping other Kiwis.

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

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