QLD Man Wins Entire $60m Powerball Prize Money

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QLD Man Wins Entire $60m Powerball Prize Money

Last night’s whopping $60 million Powerball jackpot has found a winner!

A retiree living in the Gold Coast’s Burleigh Heads has taken home the second-largest individual Division 1 prize ever in Australian history.

“Is this a joke? You’ve got to be kidding me, surely!” the winner told The Lot, admitting he is “staggered” and “stunned”.

“It’s a bit surreal really. To be honest, I’ve never thought about what I would do if I won $60 million.

“It’s a dream. You enter it and you don’t expect to win it.

“I’d better hang on tight to my ticket!”

The unnamed man said he doesn’t always enter, only ever purchasing a ticket when there’s a large jackpot

“Sometimes it’s a spur of the moment thing. I usually grab a ticket when there is a large jackpot.  

“I have been playing it on and off since the game started and have never won anything more than $600!” 

As for what he will be spending the money on?

“Most likely I will share it with my family and go on a real good holiday!” he exclaimed. 

“I’m just staggered. I don’t know what to say. I’m retired, but I’m young enough that I will still have plenty of time to enjoy it.  I’m over the moon. It’s just life-changing. I’m shaking. I don’t expect to get much sleep tonight!” 

For those interested in seeing if lighting will strike twice, the lucky winner bought his 50-game QuickPick entry from Nextra Burleigh Town News, Shop 34-35, Stocklands Burleigh, 149 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads.

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