5 March 2021

Gungahlin man's Lucky Lottery win the perfect end to the week

| Michael Weaver
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A Gungahlin man in his 50s has won $100,000 in the latest Lucky Lotteries draw. Photo: Supplied.

A Gungahlin man in his 50s is finishing the week on a high after discovering he’s won $100,000 in the latest Lucky Lotteries draw today (5 March).

“It’s certainly not a bad way to end the week,” the man, who wished to remain anonymous, said when contacted by a Lottery official.

“I was just saying to a work colleague that I had won $17 in Lotto the other day. I was chuffed with that!

“This is just incredible.”

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The man said he intended to enjoy his prize but had one important person to tell first before making any concrete plans.

“I will definitely go out for a nice meal tonight to celebrate and break the news to my wife. I am sure she will have plenty of ideas of how to spend it,” he said.

“It’s certainly come at a good time. We are buying a new home, so it will put a nice dent in the mortgage.”

The regular player purchased his winning entry of four random numbers online at thelott.com.

The latest windfall is among a string of Canberrans who have cleaned up in lotteries lately.

A Canberra man in his early 20s will receive $4.8 million, paid in instalments of $20,000 a month for 20 years, after being declared the sole division one winner of the Set for Life draw on 27 January.

A Charnwood man won more than $11 million in October last year, while another Canberran won almost $1 million two weeks later.

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