It might be wet and gloomy in Morwell this week, but thanks to a $3.3 million division one syndicate win, 10 locals have found a way to make it a lot brighter.
The store syndicate held one of the six division one winning entries in TattsLotto $20 million Superdraw 4199, drawn Saturday 16 October 2021 – each pocketed $3,333,333.34.
In addition to winning division one, the syndicate’s entry also scored division three 12 times, division four 15 times, division five 12 times and division six 18 times, boosting their total win to $3,343,655.29.
Each of the 10 syndicate members receives a share worth $334,365.53.
So far in 2021, there have been seven division one wins land in the Gippsland region worth more than $9.8 million.
Their winning System 8 QuickPick entry was purchased at Morwell Lottery Centre, 174-176 Commercial Road, Morwell. This is the second division one win sold by Morwell Lottery Centre so far this year.
Morwell Lottery Centre owner Ray Burgess said he was thrilled 10 of his customers would be sharing a division one win.
“It’s sensational! Especially because it’s not just one of our customers who have won, but 10 who will be sharing this amazing prize,” he explained.
“The majority of these winners are locals and regulars and so this just makes us so happy.
“We’ve been delivering this exciting news to many of the syndicate winners this morning. They have all been absolutely blown away by the news and no doubt will plan a group celebration.
“Some of them have shared that they’re going to pay off their mortgages, buy new vehicles, or help their family. While some are too shocked to know how they’ll spend any of it!
“Regardless of how they choose to enjoy it, we are just so happy for them and wish them all the best.
“Hopefully we can deliver more big wins to our customers soon. It’s the best feeling!”
The Lott spokesperson Ally Ramsamy said some syndicate members held unregistered entries and might have yet to discover their exciting news.
“We know some of these division one winning syndicate members have already begun celebrating their good fortune and are kickstarting the new week knowing they have a hefty boost coming into their bank account,” she said.
“However, others are starting their working week completely obvious to their win. Previous syndicate winners have told us there’s no better cure for Mondayitis than discovering a TattsLotto win.
“If you purchased a share in a syndicate for the recent TattsLotto draw, today’s the day to check it! If you discover you’re holding a winning share, call Tatts 131 868 to start the prize claim process!”
The winning numbers in TattsLotto draw 4199 on 16 October 2021 were 27, 17, 2, 26, 7 and 38, while the supplementary numbers were 19 and 1.
Across Australia, there were six division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 4199 – two each from Victoria and Western Australia and one each from New South Wales and Queensland.
The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 361 so far this calendar year, including 132 won by Tatts customers.
In the 12 months to 30 June 2021, TattsLotto created 174 millionaires across Australia.
During this time, there were 341 division one winning in TattsLotto entries across Australia, which collectively won more than $435.21 million.