06 December 21

More precious family time for Cairns grandma after Gold Lotto division one win

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  • A Cairns grandmother is planning on spending plenty more time spoiling her grandchildren after winning division one in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto draw.
  • The Far North Queensland resident held one of the 10 division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4213, drawn Saturday 4 December 2021. Each division one winning entry took home $587,281.03.
  • The overwhelmed woman looks forward to paying off her mortgage before Christmas and then sharing her prize with her children.
  • Her winning 24-game QuickPick entry was purchased online at thelott.com – the official home of Australia’s lotteries.
  • So far in 2021, there have been six division one wins in Far North Queensland, collectively worth more than $10.8 million.

By Anna Hobdell

Updated 6 December 2021 - 11:17 am,

first published at 6 December 2021 - 11:17 am

A Cairns grandmother is planning on spending plenty more time spoiling her grandchildren after winning division one in the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto draw.

The Far North Queensland resident held one of the 10 division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4213, drawn Saturday 4 December 2021. Each division one winning entry took home $587,281.03.

Confirming her prize with an official from The Lott this morning, the woman explained the excitement had kept her awake all weekend.

“I’ve been in shock, and I just keep looking at my account!” she laughed.

“I haven’t slept since I checked the ticket on Saturday night.

“I am elated. I honestly can’t believe it.

“My husband and I have worked all our lives, so to have a big win like this is life-changing.

“It is honestly so incredible.”

With her division one lottery fortune about to hit her bank account, the Cairns grandma knew exactly what she’d be doing with her win.

“We will pay the mortgage off before Christmas!” she exclaimed.

“Then we will help our children, which will be such an amazing feeling.

“We will be able to relax  and spend more time with the grandchildren.”

Her winning 24-game QuickPick entry was purchased online at thelott.com – the official home of Australia’s lotteries.

So far in 2021, there have been six division one wins in Far North Queensland, collectively worth more than $10.8 million.

The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4213 on 4 December 2021 were 44, 8, 31, 39, 45 and 24, while the supplementary numbers were 21 and 41.

Across Australia, there were 10 division one winning entries in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 4213 – four in Victoria, three in Western Australia, two in Queensland and one in Queensland.

The Lott’s division one winning tally has now reached 199 so far this financial year, including 45 won by Golden Casket customers.

In the 12 months to 30 June 2021, Saturday Gold Lotto created 174 millionaires across Australia.

During this time, there were 341 division one winning in Saturday Gold Lotto entries across Australia, which collectively won more than $435.21 million.