Hardworking Australian wakes up his wife to let her know he just won $1.7 million on TattsLotto
A Victoria man has admitted waking his wife from a peaceful sleep in the early morning to reveal her life-changing $1.7 million win from the weekend’s TattsLotto.
Gippsland residents held one of three winning Division 1 entries in TattsLotto draw 4401, drawn on Saturday 23 September 2023 and pocketed a total prize of $1,720,294.16.
The duo explained that their minds were still racing despite discovering their new fortune on Sunday morning.
‘Woo-hoo! Wow!’ » applauded the winning husband.
“How do we feel?” Incredibly awesome! On top of the world!
“It changes our lives. We had to stop everyone’s thoughts from running wild.
The winning wife couldn’t contain her excitement and shared how this million dollar discovery came about.
“He showed up Sunday morning at 6:10 and woke me up in a frenzy,” she shared.
“He told me we won $1.7 million, but he thought it was some kind of scam. I also thought he was joking, but then we looked into it together and realized it was real.
With $1.7 million about to increase their bank account and plans for the future, Victorians were eager to step back and relax for the years to come.
“Honestly, we’re not sure exactly what we want to do with this award, but we’re looking forward to living life with a little ease. We have worked hard all our lives,” she said.
“We continue to think about things to do, but we would like to be realistic and make wise decisions.
“One thing we do know though is how to celebrate and that’s exactly what we did this weekend.
“We will keep this win to ourselves because we live in a small town, but that makes it very special.”
Their 50 game winning QuickPick was purchased from Raymond Street Lotto, 189 Raymond Street, Sale.
Raymond Street Lotto manager Angela Harry said she was very proud of her entire team for selling a winning division one ticket and changing the lives of a local family.
“Raymond Street Lotto is extremely pleased to have sold a winning division one entry in the weekend’s TattsLotto draw and we couldn’t be happier for our local winners,” she said.
“We talked about it all morning with customers wondering who the lucky winners could be!
“We are very pleased to learn that the winning division one bid has gone to a local family who have supported us for years.
“We would like to congratulate them on their life-changing win and thank them for choosing Raymond Street Lotto to purchase their lottery tickets.
“I hope this is the start of a winning streak for us and there will be many winning tickets to the premier division to come!”
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 4401 on September 23, 2023 were 13, 16, 21, 29, 45 and 4, while the additional numbers were 11 and 6.
Across Australia, there have been three winning Division 1 entries in TattsLotto draw 4401 – two in Victoria and one in New South Wales.
Lott’s Premier Division win total has now reached 303 so far in 2023, with 101 won by Tatts customers.
In FY23, TattsLotto created 158 millionaires across Australia.
During this period, there have been 332 premier division wins in TattsLotto entries across Australia, which have collectively won more than $463.06 million.