Two South Island Lotto players from Twizel and Te Anau cost US $ 28 million richer after winning the Powerball First Division

The winning cards were sold at The Market Store in Twizel and Fresh Choice Te Anau The prize consists of $ 2.5 million from Powerball First Division and 333$ 333 from Lotto First Division

The lucky duo is the first Powerball winner in 2021, their victories coming a week after a player from Oamaru made $ 1825 million with Powerball First Division

This winner spent the New Years break celebrating his life changing victory when he let the news flow in

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It was the second largest lottery prize for 2020, behind two Auckland ticket buyers who split a jackpot to each bank for $ 251 at the end of February

A lottery player in Auckland will also be celebrating after winning $ 333 with Lotto First Division333 won

Anyone who has bought their ticket in one of the winning stores above should write their name on the back of their ticket and check it in any Lotto NZ point of sale online at MyLottoconz or via the Lotto NZ app

New Zealanders spent $ 1.38 billion on the lottery in the year through June, of which $ 313 million went to the Lottery Grants Board


World news – AU – New year, new millionaires: Two South Island Lotto players start 2021 with a profit of $ 2 each 8m