Mega $17m Lotto Powerball prize claimed

  • 30/01/2024

The first Lotto Powerball win of 2024 has been claimed, with the winner securing a whopping $17.25 million.

Lotto NZ confirmed on Tuesday the Powerball first division prize, which was won from a ticket sold to a Canterbury player on MyLotto, has now been claimed online.

Head of corporate communications Lucy Fullarton said Lotto NZ is excited for the winner and pleased to have the prize safely claimed.

"We don't have any further details to give at this early stage, but we will have more to share over the next couple of days," Fullarton said.

The winning numbers were drawn on Saturday 27 and this is the first Powerball win of 2024.

The $17.25 million prize is made up of $17 million from Powerball first division and $250,000 from Lotto first division.