A San Remo retiree says he’ll be spending more time fishing and going on holidays after winning $100,000.
The lucky player took home the first prize in the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw 10416, on October 6.
Confirming his win with an official from The Lott, the San Remo man said that he’d checked his ticket multiple times, waiting for the news to sink in.
“Thank you very much.
“It’s very nice.
“Yesterday, I went down to the newsagency to check the ticket and the man working there told me I could be the winner they’d been looking for.
“I thought he was joking, but it turned out that he was right.
“I couldn’t believe it.
“I had to go back again this morning and check it again just to be sure.
“It was very exciting,” he said.
When asked how he planned to enjoy his $100,000 fortune, the winner knew exactly what he’d be doing.
“The first thing I’ll be doing is buying myself a decent car,” he said.
“I’m retired, so I will have plenty of time to enjoy it.
“I think I’ll be spending more time going fishing and going on holidays.”
The winning entry was purchased at Charmhaven Newsagency, Northlakes Shopping Village, San Remo.
Newsagency owner, Greg Smith, said he couldn’t be happier for their latest winner.
“It’s very exciting,” he said.
“We’ve had a run of big wins lately.
“It’s great for our customers and for the entire community.
“Congratulations to them.”