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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 >>

$30 Million Reasons To Celebrate Lotto NZ’s 33rd Birthday

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 12:59 pm | Lotto New Zealand

It’s Lotto NZ’s 33rd birthday today and with a whopping $30 million up for grabs tonight, what better way to celebrate than look back on life-changing highlights over the last 33 years. “Lotto NZ turns 33 today and we’re thrilled to be able ... More >>

Young North Shore Couple Claim $1 Million

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 10:47 am | Lotto New Zealand

A North Shore couple, who won $1 million with Lotto First Division on Wednesday night, burst into laughter when they saw all the zeros at the top of their MyLotto ticket. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, became brand new Lotto millionaires ... More >>

Sunday Walk Surprise - $10.3 Million For Auckland Woman

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 4:04 pm | Lotto New Zealand

Powerball has been on a winning streak with seven lucky Kiwis becoming overnight multi-millionaires since the beginning of 2020. “To see so many winners recently has been fantastic. They are all such deserving people who have had their lives, ... More >>

Taranaki Woman Claims Four First Division Prizes

Friday, 19 June 2020, 3:44 pm | Lotto New Zealand

There’s been a buzz in Patea this week as people wondered how it was possible for their local store to have sold four Lotto First Division prizes for the same draw. Now the mystery is finally solved – a lucky Taranaki woman has come forward ... More >>

Patea A-buzz – But Does The Town Have One Winner Or Four?

Monday, 15 June 2020, 3:47 pm | Lotto New Zealand

The word on the street is that Patea is the luckiest town around after Lotto First Division was won four times from the same store, in the same draw. “How exciting for Patea – it sounds like it’s the talk of the town,” says Marie Winfield, ... More >>

$7.3 Million Win For New Plymouth Family

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:11 am | Lotto New Zealand

A New Plymouth family are still coming to terms with winning $7.3 million with Powerball First Division last week. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on her way home from work when she popped into The Store Westown to buy some milk and decided ... More >>

Twenty-one Millionaires In Twenty-one Weeks

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 2:44 pm | Lotto New Zealand

For twenty-one Lotto NZ players, 2020 is shaping up to be their luckiest year ever. So far this year, there have been 16 overnight millionaires with Lotto and Strike and five multi-millionaires with Powerball. “That’s one millionaire for every ... More >>

Lunch Break Surprise - $10.3 Million Claimed By Hamilton Couple

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:17 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A Hamilton woman received the surprise of her life when she popped home from work for lunch, only to discover that she and her husband were $10.3 million richer. “I walked into the house and my husband was sitting at the kitchen table. There was ... More >>