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Two Southland Holiday Makers Each Claim $2.8 Million

Thursday, 7 January 2021, 4:42 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Two Southland winners had holidays to remember when they both won $2.8 million. Both winners live in Southland and were away on family holidays over the New Year period when they bought the tickets that would change their lives forever. The two ... More >>

Lotto NZ’s Year Of The Missing Millionaires

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 8:01 am | Lotto New Zealand

Last year was a big one for Lotto NZ with 62 Kiwis becoming millionaires and an incredible 28 New Zealanders winning big with Powerball in 2020. While most people claimed their prizes straight away, 2020 was the year of the missing millionaire ... More >>

North Otago Family Claim $18.25 Million Powerball Prize

Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 4:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A North Otago family’s dreams came true this Christmas when they discovered on Boxing Day that they had won $18.25 million dollars – the second largest prize won in 2020. The family, who wish to remain anonymous, are North Otago locals who ... More >>

62 Kiwis Become Overnight Millionaires In Lotto NZ’s Biggest Ever Year Of Winning

Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 4:00 pm | Lotto New Zealand

This year has been the biggest one yet for Lotto NZ winners with 62 Kiwis so far becoming overnight millionaires in 2020. In second place was 2017 with 53 millionaires, and in third place 2018 with 46 millionaires. Of those 62 lucky Kiwis, a record-breaking ... More >>

Winning Streak For Palmerston North’s Luckiest Lotto Store

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 10:40 am | Lotto New Zealand

Palmerston North is on a winning streak and there’s one store that’s been particularly lucky lately – do you buy your lucky yellow tickets there? Melody’s New World has sold three big winning tickets in just three months and two of those were Powerball ... More >>

$10.5 Million Christchurch Winner Can’t Wait To Buy ‘Dream Car’

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 6:18 am | Lotto New Zealand

A lucky Christchurch man still can’t believe his luck after winning $10.5 million with Powerball last Wednesday. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, is overwhelmed with his ‘unbelievable’ win but he knows for sure what’s at the top of his ... More >>

Napier Couple Waved Away Suggestions They Had Won $5 Million – “dream On”!

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 11:07 am | Lotto New Zealand

A Napier woman was completely oblivious that she was carrying around a ticket worth $5 million in her handbag for a week! The woman and her husband, who wish to remain anonymous, are regular Lotto players but never thought they would be the lucky winners. ... More >>

Invercargill Couple Kept Winning $5 Million Ticket In Their Car’s Glovebox

Friday, 21 August 2020, 4:21 pm | Lotto New Zealand

An Invercargill couple are over the moon after finding out that they scooped a $5 million share of the $50 million Powerball prize from Saturday’s Must be Won draw. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, had no idea they were sitting on the winning ... More >>

West Auckland Family Pact Sees Them Split $5 Million Prize

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 4:42 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A West Auckland couple have stayed true to their word and given half of their $5 million Powerball prize to family members. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, made the pact with two other family members many years ago, and there was no question ... More >>

Tauranga Couple Claim $5 Million Powerball Prize

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 3:31 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A couple from Tauranga spent Sunday night pinching each other and laughing when they found out they were one of Saturday night’s lucky Powerball Must Be Won winners. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, are excited with their win and delighted ... More >>

Eight Powerball Winners Claim Their Prize – Two Winners Yet To Come Forward

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 4:29 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Eight of the ten lucky winners who shared the $50 million Powerball prize on the weekend have come forward to claim their prize. The winners each take home an amazing $5,023,999, which is made up of $5 million from Powerball First Division, $7,631 ... More >>

Lotto NZ Makes Significant Investment In MyLotto Upgrade

Sunday, 16 August 2020, 4:28 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto NZ has work underway to upgrade the MyLotto website and app, which is due to be completed by early 2021. The significant project has been underway since 2019 and involves a $25 million technology investment, says Lotto NZ Chief Executive Chris ... More >>

Lotto NZ Expects To Sell 2,200 Tickets Per Minute Ahead Of $50 Million Powerball Must Be Won Draw

Sunday, 16 August 2020, 7:19 am | Lotto New Zealand

With $50 million Powerball Must Be Won draw only hours away, tickets sales are expected to climb to an estimated 2,200 Lotto tickets being sold every minute between the peak time between 6pm and 7pm. “We were selling nearly 2,000 tickets every minute ... More >>

Results For $50 Million Must Be Won Powerball Draw Delayed

Sunday, 16 August 2020, 7:14 am | Lotto New Zealand

The results for tonight’s Must Be Won draw will be later than normal tonight, Lotto NZ says. “We’re working hard to release the much-anticipated results of tonight’s $50 million Must be Won draw, however it’s taking us longer than usual,” ... More >>

Advice From February’s $50 Million Powerball Must Be Won Winners

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 5:16 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Two people who shared $50 million in the Must Be Won draw in February both say keeping your circle small and getting solid financial advice following a big win is a must, but having some fun is also important. Kiwis around the country are dreaming of winning ... More >>

Seventh Powerball Must Be Won Draw

Friday, 14 August 2020, 1:30 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Saturday night will be the seventh time in Lotto NZ history that Powerball has reached a Must Be Won draw with a jackpot of over $30 million. “There’s an astounding $50 million up for grabs on Saturday night and if it’s won by a single player it ... More >>

$50 Million Powerball And $1 Million Strike Must Be Won

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 11:45 am | Lotto New Zealand

Powerball has rolled over to a mammoth $50 million and must be won on Saturday. In a Must Be Won draw, if there are no First Division winners the entire jackpot rolls down to the next division where there are winners – i.e. Second or Third ... More >>

191 Kiwis Have Become Overnight Multi-millionaires With Powerball – Who Will Be Next?

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 2:44 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Who will be the next to join Lotto NZ’s exclusive Powerball winners’ club? If Powerball is struck tomorrow night, the lucky winner – or winners – will join the 191 Kiwis who have become multi-millionaires with Powerball since the game began ... More >>

Lotto NZ Encourages Customers To Avoid The Last-minute Rush To Buy Tickets For $43 Million Draw

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 1:46 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A surge in online players since March means Lotto NZ is expecting its busiest day ever on MyLotto tomorrow and encourages customers to buy their tickets early to avoid the online peak. “Our MyLotto website and app has never been so busy as the number ... More >>

Second Largest Powerball Prize If Won By A Single Player - $34 Million Up For Grabs

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 12:37 pm | Lotto New Zealand

There’s a massive $34 million up for grabs with Powerball tomorrow night, and if it’s won by a single player, it will be the second largest Powerball prize ever won since Powerball began in 2001. The largest ever Powerball prize of $44.1 million ... More >>