Lotto player wins $1 million

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A lucky Lotto player from Christchurch has become the newest member of Lotto NZ’s exclusive millionaires club after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in last night’s Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold on MyLotto to a player from Christchurch.

Powerball was not struck last night and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $6 million. 

Meanwhile, a lucky Strike player will also be celebrating today after winning $200,000 with Strike Four.

The winning Strike ticket was sold on MyLotto to a player from Bay of Plenty.

Three lucky Lotto players will be celebrating today after each winning $48,869 with Lotto Second Division in last night’s Lotto draw.

The three winning Second Division tickets were sold online at MyLotto with two sold in Auckland and one in Otago.

Anyone who bought their ticket from MyLotto should check their ticket as soon as possible online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

During the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, players can still buy tickets online at

Lotto NZ counters in retail stores are closed until the lockdown has been lifted.

Live draws can’t continue during Level 4 lockdown, so during this time computer generated draws will be held for Lotto, Powerball and Strike under Audit New Zealand scrutiny.

To find out about the draws, claiming prizes and more, visit

At all times Lotto NZ encourages players to Play Smart and not spend more than they can afford. This is especially important at this time of uncertainty, during the current COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown. More information is available on MyLotto:


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