A tradesman from western Sydney has walked off the job and plans never to return after discovering he had won $50 million in Oz Lotto. The anonymous man from Leumeah discovered he was the mystery sole winner of Wednesday night’s jackpot after a google search this afternoon.
“Oh my god. I don’t believe it. I’m crying and laughing. Oh my god,” he told NSW Lotteries.
“I just don’t believe it. I’m speechless. I can’t believe this has happened to me.
“I was just at work and heard that the division one prize had not been claimed.
“So I got my ticket and googled the numbers and saw that I had all of the winning numbers.
“I still wasn’t sure I’d won, so I called my daughter and asked her to check the numbers and she said to me ‘oh my god dad, I think you’ve won’.”
The keen fisherman said he immediately left work and is “definitely not” going back.
“I didn’t say anything. I was just thinking ‘oh my god’,” he said.
“I just can’t believe this. I need to go home, have a sit down and just calm down.
“I want to buy a house by the beach and spend all my days fishing and golfing.
“But money is not everything to me.
“My friends and family mean more to me than money, so I want to use it wisely and I want to share it with them.”
The winning entry was bought at Leumeah Newsagency on O’Sullivan Road.
Source: 9 News
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