A Southern Highlands resident is now $82,000 richer after they purchased their ticket from newsXpress Highlands Marketplace in Mittagong.
The win comes after 10 NSW players shared a Saturday Lotto division one win after their syndicate entry took scored division one in the weekend's Saturday Lotto draw.
The NSW Lotteries syndicate entry was one of the five division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Lotto draw 3997 on November 2019.
Each entry won a division one prize of $797,869.82.
The syndicate's System 9 QuickPick entry also won $24,106.20 in other divisional prizes, ramping up the syndicate's total win to $821,976.02.
Each of the ten members of the winning syndicate receives a share worth $82,197.60.
As some of the syndicate shares are unregistered, some players may still be unaware of their good fortune.
Shares into the syndicate were purchased at ten different NSW Lotteries outlets across the state. These include:
- World Square Newsagency in Sydney's CBD
- Skyline Newsagency at Frenchs Forest
- Nextra Warriewood at Warriewood
- News Ashfield Mall at Ashfield
- Mt Annan Newsagency at Mount Annan
- Leumeah Newsagency at Leumeah
- St Marys Newsagency at St Marys
- Londonderry Supermarket & Newsagency at Londonderry
- newsXpress Highlands Marketplace at Mittagong
- newsXpress Jesmond at Jesmond
NSW Lotteries spokesperson Matt Hart said almost half of the syndicate members held unregistered entries and might still be unaware of their good fortune.
"This syndicate's entry was one of the three New South Wales entries to take home that coveted division one prize in the weekend's Saturday Lotto draw," he said.
"What a great way to start the week knowing your bank account is about to balloon by more than $80,000.
"While we'll be reaching out to those syndicate members who registered their tickets to their NSW Players Club cards, there are several syndicate members who have unregistered entries and may not yet know they're part of this winning group.
"If you purchased a share in a syndicate for the recent Saturday Lotto draw, today's the day to check it. If you discover you're holding a winning share, call NSW Lotteries on 131 868 to start the prize claim process."
In the 12 months to 30 June 2019, Monday & Wednesday Lotto and Saturday Lotto created 193 millionaires across Australia.
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3997 on Saturday 9 November 2019 were 28, 1, 25, 36, 27 and 10, while the supplementary numbers were 14 and 18.
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