Two Lotto players win $500,000

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Two lucky Lotto players on cloud nine after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division.

The winning First Division tickets were sold on MyLotto to players from Auckland and Canterbury.

Powerball was not struck on Saturday and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $20 million.

Meanwhile, a lucky Strike player from Wellington will also be celebrating after winning $200,000 with Strike Four on Saturday. The winning Strike Four ticket was sold on MyLotto.

Nine lucky Lotto players will be dancing in their living rooms after each winning $37,026 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday’s Lotto draw.

One lucky player also won Powerball Second Division, taking their total winnings to $59,337. The winning Powerball Second Division tickets was sold at Valley Road Superette in Auckland.

The winning Second Division tickets were sold at the following stores:



MyLotto (x3)


Valley Road Superette (+PB)


Paper Plus Otorohanga


Opotiki Pharmacy



Manawatu - Whanganui

Four Square Clyde




All of New Zealand is now in the Covid-19 Protection Framework - otherwise known as the traffic light settings.

Lotto NZ counters can open at all traffic light settings providing retailers comply with health and safety guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health.  

The live Lotto draws are unable to take place while Auckland is in Red under the traffic light settings.

Lotto will be using computer-generated draws under Audit New Zealand scrutiny for Lotto, Powerball, and Strike while Auckland is in Red. For more information, please see

Anyone who bought their ticket at any of the above stores should check their ticket as soon as possible in-store at any Lotto NZ store that is open, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

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