A mystery lotto player from Cairns in North Queensland has won the entire $40 million jackpot in the May 30th 2017 Oz Lotto draw!
After five weeks of jackpotting, Oz Lotto’s jackpot was a massive $40 million. Thereby making it the third highest Australian lottery jackpot of the year. The Queensland winner was the only division one winning ticket in Oz Lotto draw 1215.
The winning numbers in Oz Lotto’s $40 million draw 1215 on Tuesday 30 May 2017 were 1, 35, 31, 19, 4, 13 and 26. The supplementary numbers were 25 and 37.
Cairns is home to another longtime unclaimed division one lotto prize. Officials have been waiting more than three years for a mystery winner to collect their $2 million division one winnings in the Monday & Wednesday Lotto entry draw 3315 on 22 January 2014. Bought from a local newsagency, officials remind everyone to check their old tickets.
Meanwhile, Cairns and the surrounding region has been lottery winner’s hotspot this year. They’ve had six division one wins including three Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto wins and a two Oz Lotto wins.
It may seem hard to believe, but there are millions of dollars’ worth of unclaimed lotto prizes from Australian draws every year. Lottery officials say they have heard every excuse going – “I threw it in the bin, my dog ate it, my ticket went through the wash.”
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Could be Australia’s next millionaire? Official tickets are available online now and you can enter at any time up until the draw closes. Best of luck!