Powerball player wins $28.16 million

A Tauranga Lotto player also won $28,345 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday’s Lotto draw. Photo: File.

It will be a weekend to remember for a lucky Powerball player from Auckland after winning $28.16 million with Powerball First Division on Saturday night.

The winning ticket was sold at Meg Star in Auckland. The prize is made up of $28 million from Powerball First Division and $166,667 from Lotto First Division.

Saturday’s winner is the third Kiwi to win big with Powerball in 2022, and comes just over a month after a Wellington player won $8.5 million with Powerball.

Five other lucky Lotto players will also be celebrating after winning $166,667 with Lotto First Division in Saturday’s Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at the following stores:

 

Store

Location

Four Square Kaiwaka

Kaiwaka

MyLotto (x2)

Auckland

Halfway Store

Whakatane

Countdown Dunedin

Dunedin

Meanwhile, a lucky Strike player from Auckland will also be celebrating after winning $500,000 with Strike Four. The winning Strike ticket was sold at Rathgar Road Discount Foodmart.

Sixteen lucky Lotto players will be celebrating after each winning $28,345 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday’s Lotto draw.

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

Store

Location

MyLotto

Northland

Four Square Oneroa

Waiheke Island

MyLotto (x6)

Auckland

New World Milford

Auckland

Dominion Superette

Auckland

Paper Plus Mt Maunganui

Tauranga

MyLotto

Gisborne

Trafalgar Lotto

Whanganui

Moera Corner Dairy and Lotto

Lower Hutt

MyLotto

Wellington

Fresh Choice Edgeware

Christchurch

At all times, Lotto NZ encourages our customers to play a little, dream a lot.

“We know high jackpots can be exciting, but remember – it only takes one ticket to win,” says a Lotto NZ spokesperson.

To find out more about Play Smart and the tools available visit www.lottonzplaysmart.co.nz

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.

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

Players can phone Lotto NZ on 0800 695 6886 if they want to enquire about the best way to claim a prize.

Powerball wins in 2022:

 

Date

Prize

Store

Location

1

29 January

$21 million

MyLotto

Auckland City

2

12 February

$8.5 million

MyLotto

Wellington

3

26 March

$28.16 million

Meg Star

Auckland

 

 




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