& # 39; We're going to have a good Christmas! & # 39; Western Sydney's mother wins a $ 12 million lotto jackpot, but says she's going to work on Monday morning
- Mother wins $ 12 million but did not check the ticket until the search for the winner was announced
- The mother of Western Sydney wanted to remain anonymous after her big victory
- However, she said that she will still be working on Monday morning
A mother from western Sydney is delighted to be the only winner of the $ 12 million Powerball prize, but is planning to go to work on Monday.
The mother saw that the lucky winner still had to claim the prize after a call for them to come forward on Saturday night was posted on Facebook.
After checking her numbers, the woman realized she had the winning ticket and immediately poured herself a glass of wine.
He spoke with an NSW Lotter official on Sunday morning and the ecstatic winner could not contain her excitement when her prize was confirmed.
A mother from western Sydney was overjoyed when she discovered she was the only winner of the $ 12 million Powerball prize, but is still planning to go to work on Monday despite the huge windfall
Greystanes Center Newsagency employee Pitou Hong (left) said he was very happy that one of his customers, who wanted to remain anonymous, won the $ 12 million jackpot
& # 39; We were getting ready to go to bed last night and it was written on Facebook that someone had bought the winning ticket in Greystanes, but didn't claim it, & # 39; she said.
I thought: & # 39; Oh my god, maybe it's me? That's when I went and checked my ticket.
& # 39; I had someone read the winning numbers to me and I quivered while looking at my ticket and marking each number. & # 39;
She said she was completely in shock and the realization that she had won $ 12 million was & # 39; surreal & # 39 ;.
& # 39; We had a few wines last night, and bacon and eggs this morning to celebrate! & # 39; she said.
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought her winning entry at Greystanes Center Newsagency in Merrylands.
She confessed that she was still processing her new multi-millionaire status & # 39; and how she could use her prize.
Although no definitive plans had yet been made, she promised to continue working tomorrow.
& # 39; We talked about a nice Christmas holiday to celebrate, & # 39; she added.
& # 39; I always play Powerball and you read about people who win, but to experience it for yourself is just surreal. It's so cool! & # 39; she said.
Greystanes Center Newsagency employee Pitou Hong said he was happy that the winner was united with their life-changing prize.
"We are so excited to have sold this winning entry and to know that one of our customers is $ 12 million richer," he exclaimed.
& # 39; We were very happy when we saw that we had sold the great price.
& # 39; All our customers are so enthusiastic and busy checking their Powerball tickets. & # 39;
& # 39; We are so excited to have sold this winning entry and know that one of our customers is $ 12 million richer, & # 39; said Pitou Hong
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