Lotto: Lucky Powerball player wins $8.5m

  • 05/02/2023

A lucky Powerball player will be celebrating after winning $8.5 million with Powerball first division on Saturday.

The prize is made up of $8 million from Powerball first division and $500,000 from Lotto first division. The winning ticket was sold on MyLotto to a player from Auckland.

Another player will also be celebrating after winning $500,000 in the first division. This winning ticket was sold on MyLotto to a player from Southland.

Meanwhile, two lucky Strike players have each taken home $400,000 with Strike Four. The winning Strike tickets were sold at Neelam Superette and Lotto in Auckland, and at PAK'nSAVE Hastings in Hastings.

Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above stores or on MyLotto should check their ticket as soon as possible in-store, on MyLotto, or through the MyLotto App.

Tonight's big winner is the third Powerball multi-millionaire of 2023, and the win comes just two weeks after a $4.3 million Powerball prize was won by an Auckland woman.

The $4.3 million winner is looking forward to supporting local charities with her win.