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November 2018
 

 


'I've got the shakes'

Grey nomads join lucky
line of lotto winners

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A GREY nomad couple has joined a line of lucky lotto winners to scoop $200,000 in NSW's Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot.

Told of their windfall, the roving RVers who hail from New England but did not want to be identified commented: "We won't be eating mince in the caravan tonight. We'll be pigging out for sure!"

They now plan to buy a new 4WD, a diesel heater and satellite TV for their caravan.

The caravanners won the guaranteed first prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1135, drawn last month.

When a NSW Lotteries official rang to deliver the dream-come-true news, the excited woman couldn't contain her excitement.


'I've been keeping an eye on the big Lucky Lotteries jackpot'


"I've got the shakes!" she laughed.

The happy winner said she hadn't let life on the road get in the way of her securing her Lucky Lotteries entries.

"I've been keeping an eye on the big Lucky Lotteries jackpot and I didn't want to miss any draw," she explained.

"This win is fantastic. We can get a new 4WD this one is getting on and struggling with the 'van a little bit.

"We love travelling Australia and this will keep us going."

The couple bought their entry of one random number online at thelott.com Australia's official lotteries.

Previous lotto winners have included a couple of grey nomads from the Gold Coast who collected a cool $10 million a year ago.

And a few months later they landed another $150,000 with a $10 Instant Scratch-Its ticket bought at Top News in Katherine in the Northern Territory.

The unnamed winners learned of their second win while on a round-Australia adventure in their brand new caravan, bought from their first windfall.

Last year, a NSW grey nomad was "ecstatic" with her $985,744.11 lotto win.

She bought her winning 12-game QuickPick at Proserpine in Queensland and realised she had won while ticking off the numbers in her caravan at a nearby caravan park.

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