A Bundaberg university student is celebrating today after claiming a $50,000 Instant Scratch-Its win.
The winner scored the Golden Edition $50K promotion prize on a $5 Golden Edition Instant Scratch-Its ticket.
To win the $50,000 prize, Instant Scratch-Its players had to enter their Golden Edition tickets into the draw on thelott.com by Saturday 14 May 2022.
It took an official from The Lott quite a while to get a hold of the winner, as he had been busy studying.
“I’m feeling on top of this world. This is pure gold,” he said when his win was revealed by an official from The Lott.
“I’m just at university now, and I’ve had to step out of my class to hear this news. It’s insane!
“I can’t wait to get home so I can celebrate. I might even finish university early for the day.
“This is so overwhelming – It feels like a dream!
“I’m so excited right now. I’d entered a few tickets into the promotion. I’m stoked I’ve won!
“I’ll use the prize to pay some of my student loans, and I’d love to go on an overseas trip.
“I’ll plan something with my family to celebrate, too. This is huge for me! It’s so exciting.”
In 2021, there were 157 Instant Scratch-Its top prize winners across The Lott’s jurisdictions who collectively took home more than $10 million in top prizes.
During this same time, Instant Scratch-Its players enjoyed more than 29.1 million wins across all prize tiers worth more than $256.26 million. This equates to almost three-quarters of a million dollars won on Instant Scratch-Its every day.
Every month, Instant Scratch-Its’ 2nd Chance Draw gives you another chance to turn your eligible non-winning Instant Scratch-Its into a winner. Visit thelott.com to enter this month’s 2nd Chance Draw.
The official home of Australia’s lotteries, The Lott operates and markets Australia’s leading lottery games customers know and love creating everyday winners, winning every day.
In 2021, more than 130.8 million winners took home more than $3.79 billion in prize money from their favourite games at The Lott, including Saturday Gold Lotto, Monday & Wednesday Lotto, Powerball, Oz Lotto, Set for Life, Lucky Lotteries, Keno, Super 66, Lotto Strike and Instant Scratch-Its.
Last financial year, Australia’s official lotteries contributed more than $1.5 billion via state lottery taxes and donations to help community initiatives, such as hospitals, health research, disaster relief and education.
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