Having a few beers with the boys is already a winning combo, but imagine if that quick catch-up at the local pub ended up bagging you a $500,000 Lotto win?
An Auckland couple have proven that they really are one in a million after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division – and leaving the winning ticket in their car for the next two weeks.
Lucky grandparents from Cromwell are beginning to house-hunt after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night.
An Auckland resident has his local astrologer – and his wife – to thank for a life-changing $500,000 Lotto prize.
A last-minute dash to buy toilet paper has left an Auckland woman flush with cash after winning $1 million on a Lotto ticket she picked up at the same time.
A lucky Lower Hutt Lotto winner is ecstatic after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division earlier this month and has decided to do something quite extraordinary – give all of his winnings away.
Playing on MyLotto definitely paid off this time, says $22.2 million winner.
A Wainuiomata local is feeling on top of the world after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division last week.
A lucky Lotto player who bought a ticket in Pegasus north of Christchurch is absolutely stunned after winning $600,000 with Strike Four on Saturday.
What would you do if you thought you had a $1 million winning Lotto ticket? Instead of racing to a Lotto shop like most players, an Invercagill man decided to take a more unique approach and stashed the ticket in his work bag for two weeks.
A lucky Motueka Lotto player is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime after winning $100,000 with Lotto first division recently.
A lucky Bay of Plenty local feels ‘like a million bucks’ after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division late last month.
It’s been an extra lucky week for MyLotto players with two players from Horowhenua and Opotiki winning $500,000 each with Lotto First Division on Wednesday 2 March.
A lucky Auckland Lotto player who purchased a Lotto ticket from Z Albany is thrilled to bits after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
A Tauranga family has been left gobsmacked after winning $7.1 million with Powerball First Division last Wednesday.
A lucky Tauranga local is sitting on a goldmine after winning $7.1 million with Powerball First Division with last night’s live Lotto draw – they just don’t know it yet.
Lady luck has been busy in Lower Hutt recently, with two lucky locals winning $500,000 each with Lotto First Division in the past two weeks.
Ohakune residents can stop looking – the winner of the $6.8 million Powerball prize has come forward to collect their winnings.
The stars aligned over Invercargill this month with two lucky locals each taking home $250,000 with Lotto First Division.
A Wainuiomata man has been left stunned after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Wednesday.
The latest Porirua Lotto winner is still pinching themselves after winning $333,000 with Lotto First Division last week.
A Whangamata local is looking forward to hitting the car yards after winning $333,000 with Lotto first Division last week.
A regular Lotto player who bought a lucky ticket in Levin is prepping his fishing rods after winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
The Bay of Plenty region was sprinkled with holiday luck during Lotto’s recent Christmas promotion with four lucky locals each driving away with one of the ten BMW X1 SUVs up for grabs.
A family syndicate from Timaru are still on cloud nine despite minimal sleep, after winning $7 million with Powerball First Division on Saturday night.
A Hamilton couple plan to spread Christmas cheer for many years to come after winning $7.5 million with Powerball on Wednesday.
Christmas has definitely come early for a Porirua family who won over $15 million with Powerball First Division in last night’s draw.
A Pukekohe couple have extra reason to celebrate this festive season after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
What would you do if you realised you had a $1 million winning Lotto ticket? The answer was simple for a couple from Dunedin – pop it in a cake tin and hide it in the cupboard for a couple of weeks.
Regular Lotto players from Gisborne are absolutely astonished after winning $333,000 with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
A Queenstown Lotto player who took home $250,000 with Lotto First Division recently is still smiling from ear to ear.
This year is now the luckiest ever for Lotto players with an Auckland couple winning $13 million with Powerball on Saturday – the 11th players to scoop the top prize in 2015.
A lucky Lotto player from Porirua feels “frickin’ amazing” after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division last week.
As Australia dealt England’s rugby team a final blow, a Cromwell father and son scored their own win of a lifetime when they won $500,000 with Lotto First Division.
A Hastings man has just celebrated a particularly memorable birthday – it’s the day he won $8.1 million with Powerball.
This year is shaping up to be the luckiest ever for Lotto players with a record number of big wins.
While most Lotto winners choose to buy a house, a car or go on holiday with their winnings, a Palmerston North couple have something else planned – they’re giving it away.
A Lower Hutt man discovered he was $500,000 richer on the quietest day of his working week, after checking his Lotto ticket on Tuesday.
Following your gut has a new meaning for a Hamilton man who won $9.3 million with Powerball last weekend, with a rumbling stomach leading him to first buy and then check his lucky ticket.
Regular Lotto players from Gisborne are still pinching themselves after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
A family syndicate of four have claimed the $1 million Lotto First Division prize sold at Pleasant Point Dairy in South Canterbury last weekend.
A local Lotto player from Rotorua is still riding the town’s lucky streak after winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division.
A local man from Motueka is overjoyed after winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division earlier in the month.
A Rotorua family have claimed a life-changing $24.3 million Powerball prize at the same Lotto store where they bought the winning ticket.
A weekend away in Invercargill has left a South Island couple bursting with excitement after winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division on a ticket they picked up while in town.
A Whangamata man is celebrating this long weekend after claiming a $4 million Big Wednesday prize won just over a week ago.
An Upper Hutt father has been left speechless after discovering that he had won an Audi A1 with Lotto’s Mother’s Day promotion.
The Hawke’s Bay is on a winning streak, with a local man becoming the latest in a string of people from the region to take home a major Lotto prize after winning an Audi A1 in Lotto’s Mother’s Day promotion.
Childhood best friends from the South Island are celebrating after winning $12.3 million with Big Wednesday last week.
It’s been a week of winning for the Hawke’s Bay, with three lucky residents taking home major Lotto prizes.
A Hamilton couple have become the first people in Lotto New Zealand history to win Lotto First Division with a ticket purchased in-lane at a Countdown store.
The winners of Saturday night’s $9.1 million Powerball prize from a ticket bought in Auckland have come forward to collect their prize.
As the country celebrates Tuesday’s cricket win, two lucky MyLotto players have another reason to celebrate after winning big with Keno this week.
A lucky couple from Christchurch have become instant millionaires after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night.
Three MyLotto players from around the country have scored big after winning First Division prizes with Lotto, Strike and the Winning Wheel on Saturday night.
A lucky MyLotto player won eleven times last weekend, taking home a total of $123,826 with Lotto and Powerball Second Division.
A retired couple from Tauranga celebrated a very special Valentine’s Day after winning $4.5 million with Powerball First Division on Saturday.
A Lotto player from Kaiapoi has been left stunned after winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division.
Hokitika’s winning streak continues, with a lucky Hokitika winner finally able to get the kitchen of her dreams after winning $40,000 with Instant Kiwi.
A lucky Lotto player from Whakatane could not believe her good fortune, after winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division recently.
A fancy car and a big screen TV are top of the shopping list for a Whanganui man who won over $4 million with Powerball on the weekend.
A Hokitika family are celebrating their incredible good luck after winning $6.5 million with Powerball First Division on the weekend.
A lucky Lotto player from Levin has made friends with the odds after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday Night.
A lucky Silverdale couple can finally get some rest, having safely banked a cool $1 million with Lotto.
After debating what to do with their winning ticket for several days, a Palmerston North couple have come forward and claimed $6.5 million with Big Wednesday.
A keen Dolly Parton fan from Nelson will no longer be ‘working 9 to 5’ now that she’s won $5 million with Lotto Powerball on last weekend’s draw.
A New Plymouth man is looking forward to the summer of a lifetime after winning a Holden Colorado and Rayglass Legend boat with Lotto’s ‘Make Summer Last Forever’ promotion.
An Opotiki man will be driving in style after winning an Audi S5 Coupé with Lotto’s ‘Make Summer Last Forever’ promotion.
A Tauranga woman will be driving in style after winning an Audi S5 Coupé with Lotto’s ‘Make Summer Last Forever’ promotion.
A woman from Warkworth is looking forward to hitting the car yards after winning $1 million with Strike Four last Saturday.
A Whakatane local has been left stunned after realising she had won $1 million with Lotto’s ‘Make Summer Last Forever’ promotion which was drawn on Saturday.
A retired truck driver from Pukekohe has received the gift of a lifetime after winning $10.7 million on a Lotto Powerball ticket given to him by one of his best friends.
After more than a week of searching for Hamilton’s big Powerball winner, a local couple have claimed the $16.2 million Powerball prize.
A quick visit to the dairy became a life changing moment for an Auckland man who checked his Big Wednesday ticket while picking up lunch on his way to work – only to discover he’d just won more than $9 million.
A Bay of Plenty man was left dumbstruck after winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
A Napier man, his partner – and their cat – are looking forward to moving into a home of their own after winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division on the weekend.
A Christchurch couple couldn’t contain their excitement when they discovered they’d won $500,000 with Lotto First Division.
A Gisborne woman is heading off to the bright lights of New York City for the trip of a lifetime after winning $600,000 with Lotto Strike Four.
A Blenheim couple are on ‘cloud nine’ after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night.
A Hokitika woman is celebrating after winning $2 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night, crediting her good fortune to her lucky charm bracelet.
Playing with MyLotto has paid off for an Auckland woman who won $50,000 with Keno, after just four weeks of playing.
While waiting for his wife to finish shopping, a Pukekohe man bought a Big Wednesday ticket that, just a few short days later, would be worth $20 million.
A Napier couple will be riding in style after winning a Volkswagen Amarok with Lotto’s Father’s Day promotion.
A Nelson woman was blown away to realise she’d won a Volkswagen Amarok with Lotto’s 2013 Father’s Day promotion almost a year after the draw took place.
A Nelson couple can’t believe their good fortune after winning $4.5 million with Lotto Powerball on Saturday.
A Christchurch man has claimed $14.3 million with Powerball, which is the fourth largest lottery prize ever won in the South Island.
After years of not really believing that Lotto could be won a man from Mt Maunganui is now a firm believer after winning $309,214 with Strike Four last week.
A Wellington woman couldn’t believe her good luck when she visited her local Lotto store and was given the news everyone dreams of – she’d won $1.5 million with Lotto First Division.
It was a big weekend for MyLotto with two First Division prizes being won by players in the Bay of Plenty and Hamilton.
What would you do with your winning Lotto ticket? For a Hamilton man the answer was simple – frame a copy and hang it on the wall.
It was a sleepless night in the Bay of Plenty for one lucky Lotto player after winning $1.5 million with Lotto First Division on Saturday night.
After nearly a month of walking around with a ticket worth $1 million in their pocket the winner of a $1 million Lotto First Division prize purchased in Dargaville has finally claimed their prize.
Geoff and Kim from Masterton spun and won $200,000 with the Winning Wheel on Saturday’s live Lotto draw.
A Pukekohe man has his wife to thank for his $125,000 Bullseye First Division win after her birthday was drawn as the lucky number.
A Christchurch man is living up to his reputation of being “born lucky”, after hitting the jackpot and winning $335,000 with Bullseye First Division.
A Hastings woman’s migraine was instantly forgotten when her husband burst through the door to announce they’d won $13.2 million with Powerball.
An Auckland couple are thanking their lucky stars after striking it rich with Lotto Powerball to the tune of $13.2 million on the weekend.
What does it feels like to become a millionaire overnight? After years of asking themselves the same question, one lucky Papakura couple have won $2 million with Lotto First Division.
A sudden deposit of $1 million into a Wellington man’s account overnight caused a stir at the bank, however Lotto’s latest millionaire had the last laugh.
May has been a particularly lucky month for the Hawke’s Bay, as two local Lotto players have won First Division prizes.
It’s not every day you have thousands of dollars sitting on your kitchen bench, but that’s exactly what happened to a Tauranga man who won $100,000 on an Instant Kiwi ticket.
After years of playing Lotto Glenys and Dave from Orewa were left shaking when they discovered they’d won $93,623 with Strike Four.
A Gisborne man’s dream of buying his first home is set to become a reality after scratching his way to a $100,000 windfall with Instant Kiwi.
A New Plymouth woman’s date at the movies ended in a movie moment of her own when she realised she had won $185,732 with Strike Four.
Forget that lucky rabbit’s foot, it’s a lucky cat that a Christchurch man is thanking after hitting the jackpot and winning $170,000 with Bullseye First Division.
Looking for a special way to celebrate a birthday? Well it doesn’t get much more memorable than becoming a millionaire!
A semi-retired New Plymouth man has boosted his retirement nest egg by $333,333 after winning a share of a $1 million Lotto First Division prize.
A lucky couple are so excited they’ve barely slept a wink since winning $608,230 with Strike Four last weekend.
A Takaka couple have learnt never to doubt a woman’s intuition after winning over $7 million with Big Wednesday this week.
A New Plymouth woman’s dream of owning her own home is set to become a reality after winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division.
Christchurch has a new millionaire – and he has his long-time lucky numbers to thank for his $1 million Lotto First Division win.
MyLotto player couldn’t believe her eyes when she received an email from MyLotto with news of her Winning Wheel win.
A spur of the moment purchase has left an Auckland man $1 million richer after winning Lotto First Division on Saturday night.
A Te Kuiti couple are packing their bags and going on the trip of a lifetime after picking up a $150,000 prize with Strike Four.
An Invercargill woman is the latest in a string of Southlanders to win big with Lotto after taking home $250,000 with Lotto First Division last weekend.
Stop looking Christchurch – the winner of Lotto Powerball’s $5 million jackpot has claimed their prize.
How do you celebrate if you’ve just won $8.6 million? According to the lucky winners of Kaikoura’s $8.6 million Big Wednesday prize, a happy meal at McDonalds will do just fine.
A change in habit and a bit of luck have left an Auckland man celebrating after winning $10.6 million with Lotto Powerball First Division on Saturday.
A knock at the door changed a Christchurch local’s life when the unexpected visitors from Lotto New Zealand revealed that he was sitting on a ticket worth $22.6 million – and he had no idea.
Two Christchurch locals have collected big this week from playing Lotto and Keno, but the search continues to find the winner of the $22.6 million Big Wednesday jackpot.
A self-proclaimed “westie” from Auckland has come forward to claim the largest ever individual Powerball prize of $33 million.
Big Wednesday’s big jackpot of $22.6 million has been won by a lucky Christchurch resident.
A young woman from Christchurch is a great believer in karma after winning $7 million with Lotto Powerball on the weekend.
It’s not uncommon for Lotto players to be superstitious and follow the same ticket-buying routine every week – but for a Powerball-winning Gisborne family, the payout for ‘bucking tradition’ was $6.3 million.
Three weeks after winning $10.8 million with Lotto Powerball First Division, a Blenheim family has now claimed their prize.
A couple were told at two outlets they were too late to get a Lotto ticket before chancing upon a store still open and buying their ticket – that ticket turned out to be a $15 million Big Wednesday winner.
A Tauranga man in his twenties, who describes himself as a “typical kiwi bloke”, has today claimed the $27 million Big Wednesday First Division prize package.
A young, single man from Te Kauwhata has become New Zealand’s most eligible bachelor after winning $26 million with Lotto Powerball on the weekend – the third biggest individual prize in NZ Lotteries’ history.