2nd winner of $80m lottery ticket identified

Tuesday April 27, 2021 |

A Western Sydney person has revealed he turned up for get the job done even even though he gained a staggering $40 million in last week’s $80 million Powerball draw.

The Smithfield guy was just one of two winners of the $80m jackpot but The Lott had been unable to get hold of him mainly because the cell phone variety he had registered with experienced the erroneous figures in it.

Powerball lottery balls (The Lott)
Powerball lottery balls (The Lott) (The Lott)

“I failed to know I might gained,” he reported immediately after his prize was confirmed this morning.

“I checked my ticket on the weekend. I might read there was yet another Powerball winner they ended up making an attempt to make contact with. I even explained to my pal, ‘we’ll in no way win, only previous men and women win’.

“They claimed you would been ringing but I failed to get a simply call. There was a digit wrong on my cellular range.”

The modest organization proprietor also exposed he turned up to his position of work even although he knew he had scooped a major prize.

The person acquired his winning ticket from Dublin Avenue Newsagency on Dublin Avenue, Smithfield.

Newsagency owner Thuy Nguyen explained the result was “greater than we could have at any time imagined”.

“This is the initial time we have ever offered a division a person profitable entry and it is really a $40 million prize,” Mr Thuy said.

“We have been waiting around to make one particular of our clients a division a person winner and it is fantastic we now have.”

The other winner was a woman from Campbelltown who purchased her $7.50 ticket in Leppington.