$5M Lott winner: Girl by chance purchased profitable ticket, QLD

A girl has described the wild accident that led her to win $5 million within the newest Powerball draw.

The Brisbane resident held the one division one profitable entry in Thursday’s draw 1447 however stated if all the pieces went to plan, she would have by no means purchased the ticket.

“My husband usually buys our entries, however he was having a couple of points, so I stated, ‘Oh, I’ll simply leap on and do it’,” she advised the Lott.

“He figured it out and acquired an entry, however by that stage, so had I!”

She advised the Lott she was struggling to course of the shock once they referred to as her to interrupt the information to her.

“I don’t even know what to say!” she stated.

“What on earth has occurred?”

The couple stated they may use the cash to repay their mortgage after which will contemplate reserving an abroad vacation or beginning a brand new enterprise enterprise.

“That is going to vary our life!,” she stated.

The profitable numbers had been 25, 12, 6, 20, 26, 16 and seven, whereas the all-important Powerball quantity was 2.

The large win comes after a report $200 million Powerball jackpot final Thursday by which two tickets took house an equal share of the winnings.

A pair from Singleton in NSW’s Hunter area and a Queensland lady from the Brisbane suburb of Hawthorne every gained $100 million within the draw.

The final highest jackpot in Australian historical past was $160 million shared between three individuals in 2022.