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Tauranga and Mount Lotto players win big

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A lucky Mount Maunganui Lotto player has won $166,667 with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw. The ticket was sold at Mt Maunganui New World.

One lucky Tauranga player will also be celebrating after winning $15,065 with Lotto Second Division in last night’s live Lotto draw. Their ticket was sold at New World Brookfield.

As the country prepared for the big game last night, six lucky Lotto players from around the country were already cheering after each scoring a $166,667 win with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at Countdown Tikipunga – Whangarei, MyLotto –Auckland, Mt Maunganui New World – Mount Maunganui, Pak N Save Masterton – Masterton, MyLotto – Wellington, and Pak N Save Blenheim – Blenheim.

Powerball was not struck last night and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $18 million.

Meanwhile, Strike Four was also won on Saturday night with a player from Hamilton taking home $300,000. The winning ticket was sold on MyLotto.

Twenty Lotto players from around the country will be celebrating after each winning $15,065 with Lotto Second Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

One lucky player also won Powerball Second Division, taking their total winnings to $34,432. The winning Powerball Second Division ticket was sold at Countdown Whangaparaoa in Whangaparaoa.

The winning Second Division tickets were sold at the following stores - Countdown Warkworth- Warkworth, Countdown Whangaparaoa (PB) – Whangaparaoa, Victoria Ave Superette & Lotto – Auckland, MyLotto (X2) – Auckland, Take Note Paeroa – Paeroa, New World Brookfield – Tauranga, MyLotto - Bay of Plenty, City Mart – Hamilton, Lucky Lotto Shop – Rotorua, Masala’s & Alicetown Lotto - Lower Hutt, Pak N Save Kilbirnie – Wellington, Countdown Kilbrinie – Wellington, Countdown Springlands – Blenheim, Stafford Street Four Square – Hokitika, St Martins New World Supermarket – Christchurch, Fresh Choice Barrington – Christchurch, Ilam New World – Christchurch, Countdown Andersons Bay – Dunedin, and Newfield Four Square – Invercargill.

Every time you play Lotto NZ’s games, you’re helping Kiwis get out on the sports field and lead a healthy, active lifestyle. As a major recipient of lottery funding, Sport New Zealand is encouraging Kiwis to participate in sport and recreation through its community sport initiatives.

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 mylotto.co.nz or through the Lotto NZ App.

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