Two Lotto players win $500,000

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Two lucky Lotto players from Auckland and Nelson will also be celebrating in style after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in last night’s live Lotto draw.


The winning tickets were sold at Black Cat Store in Nelson and to a MyLotto player from Auckland.


Powerball was not struck last night and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $15 million.


Strike Four was also won on Saturday night by two players from Wellington, who each took home $300,000. The winning Strike tickets were sold at Kirby’s Candies Spark Central and Pak N Save Kilbirnie in Wellington.


Twenty-one Lotto players will be enjoying a boost to their bank account after each winning $14,130 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw.


One lucky player also won Powerball Second Division, taking their total winnings to $33,392. The winning Powerball Second Division ticket was sold at Northwood New World in Christchurch.

The winning Second Division tickets were sold at MyLotto – Whangarei, Manly Pricecutter – Whangaparaoa, MyLotto (x4) – Auckland, Sweet Lotto Centre – Auckland,  Royal Heights Dairy & Lotto – Auckland, Mangere Stationery & Post – Auckland, Take Note Paeroa – Paeroa, MyLotto – Tauranga, Matua Dairy – Tauranga, MyLotto - Hawkes Bay, MyLotto – Whanganui, Whitcoulls Queensgate - Lower Hutt, MyLotto - Lower Hutt, Rangiora New World Supermarket – Rangiora, Northwood New World (+PB) – Christchurch, Northwood New World – Christchurch, Halswell New World – Christchurch, and Lincoln New World – Lincoln.


Anyone who bought their ticket from the above winning stores should write their name on the back and check their ticket at any Lotto outlet, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.


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