From standing in the freezer aisle at Woolies trying to decide what to have for dinner to being $100,000 richer: How a single phone call changed mom’s ‘shitty year’
- A Coffs Harbor woman won $100,000 while shopping at her local Woolies
- The shopper was deciding to have dinner when she discovered that she had won the lottery.
- She said it was “life-changing” news for her family after going through a “shitty year.”
A $100,000 richer Woolworths shopper walked out of her local supermarket after receiving the news that she had won a big lottery prize while deciding on her dinner.
The Coffs Harbor woman was standing in the freezer aisle considering her options when she was told she had won the top prize in Lucky Lotteries’ Super Jackpot 10735 draw on November 29.
‘We’ve had a year like**t, so this really is life changing!’ he told an official from The Lott.
A woman’s grocery shopping at her local Woolworths ended her $100k profit (file image)
I’m standing in the middle of a Woolworths aisle deciding what to buy for dinner! But instead, I’m going to pay for my groceries and run home!’
The woman, who bought her winning random number entry online at The Lott, called it a welcome financial boost for her and her husband for their holiday plans.
‘We are over the moon!’ She continued.
“I haven’t really had a lot of time to think about what we’re going to do with the prize, but I know it will come in handy for Christmas.”
‘We will definitely celebrate tonight!’
Lucky Lotteries Super and Mega Jackpots are raffle-style games, which means there are a set number of tickets in each draw and prizes cannot be shared.
The woman said the jackpot was a pleasant surprise for her and her husband before Christmas (file image)
During the last fiscal year, 169 Lucky Lotteries top prize and jackpot winning entries across the country won more than $32.95 million.
Earlier this year, a group of Western Australian miners He struck gold after winning a share of the $160 million Powerball jackpot in a ‘spur of the moment’ buy.
The Kalgoorlie-Boulder group of 20 miners each paid $100 for their tickets, winning $53 million of the division one prize pool.
They each walked away with $2.65 million.