Ten fortunate Queenslanders will get up as millionaires on Friday after taking house Powerball’s $60 million jackpot.
The gamers, who had been a part of a 10-share retailer syndicate, held the one division one successful entry in Thursday evening’s draw 1311.
Each individual has gained $6 million.
One participant, a Townsville man, was watching the soccer when he acquired the life-changing information.
“Holy sh**! You just ruined my good night’s sleep, but I think I can live with that,” he mentioned.
“Put it this way, my children and grandchildren can live a very comfortable life now!”
Another participant mentioned the win was “surreal”.
“You have no idea! I’ve got kids, grandkids, a beautiful husband, and a mortgage,” she mentioned.
“My husband’s looking at me shaking his head. He doesn’t believe me.
“You just made me the happiest person in the world.”
A 3rd syndicate member mentioned he deliberate to use the cash to retire early.
“When I heard the phone ring, I wondered who was calling this late,” he instructed lotto officers on Thursday evening.
“This probably changes my life a lot. I’ll probably retire tomorrow.
“This is just excellent! I might go have a beer to celebrate!”
The successful syndicate entry was offered at Nextra Willow News in Thuringowa Central.
Some of the gamers had been unregistered and had been unable to be contacted.
“There could be a few people waking up tomorrow morning and going about their day with no idea they’ve just won $6 million,” The Lott spokesperson Matt Hart mentioned.
“If you purchased a syndicate entry from Nextra Willows News, make sure you check your tickets today!”
The successful numbers in Powerball draw 1311 on Thursday 1 July 2021 had been 13, 19, 18, 17, 11, 16 and 20, with a Powerball of 15.
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