Lucky Lotto winner hits £ 43million jackpot but has no idea he’s sitting on a fortune – .

Lucky Lotto winner hits £ 43million jackpot but has no idea he’s sitting on a fortune – .

A LOTTERY winner has no idea he’s sitting on a fortune after winning a £ 43million jackpot in Australia.
Officials say they were unable to contact the lucky bettor due to incomplete contact information.


Someone in Victoria, Australia is sitting on £ 40millionCredit: Getty

The $ 80 million jackpot is the biggest ever in the state of Victoria and the third in Australia.

A lottery spokesperson said: “Can you imagine going to bed tonight not knowing that you just won $ 80 million?

“That’s the reality for a Victorian player after scoring Division One in tonight’s Powerball draw!” ” she said.

“Although the Victoria Entrance was purchased online, unfortunately we don’t have their full contact details so we can’t make a mind-blowing phone call to them tonight.

“This is why we encourage everyone in Victoria to check their entries because they could be the multimillionaire we are looking for!”

“While we are unable to confirm victory with tonight’s winner, we can guarantee that when they find out about the news they will certainly encounter a mixture of shock and excitement,” she said. .

“In addition to seeing the massive $ 80 million prize land in his bank account, this player also shares the title of Victoria’s biggest individual lottery winner and Australia’s third-biggest lottery winner. “

The lucky person managed to get all the numbers.

Those numbers were 17, 10, 4, 26, 19, 23, 21 and the Powerball was 7.

It is estimated that one in four Australians bought a ticket for the draw.

Getting that money taken away was torture
Martyn Tott

Back in the UK, some unlucky winners missed out on millions after realizing it too late.

Martyn and Kay Tott got the shock of a lifetime when they realized they had won £ 3million in 2001, six months after buying the ticket.

By the time they saw a call for the winner to come forward, they couldn’t find the ticket.

But the couple were sure they had won because the jackpot numbers matched the ones they used each week.

Without the ticket, they had to prove to the Camelot lottery operator that they had really bought the winning numbers.

Computer records in their local London proved that Kay had actually bought the ticket.

But there was a catch – a little-known rule that lost tickets must be reported within 30 days.

After 45 agonizing days of deliberation, Camelot told the devastated couple that they were not going to receive the money.

The Totts launched a public aid campaign, with celebrities like Richard Branson and even then Prime Minister Tony Blair expressing their support.


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