A COUPLE have been surprised after they bagged a whopping £1.4 million lottery jackpot – however say they will not spend the money.
The fortunate pair from Victoria, Australia, have been clueless about their enormous win for days after the draw.
Their entry was unregistered and lotto officers had no method of getting maintain of them.
The lucky couple mentioned: “There’s been discuss a thriller winner in Drysdale, however we did not suppose it might be us.”
However they have been shocked after they realised they have been the winners, scooping £1.4 million in final Saturday’s TattsLotto draw.
The successful lady mentioned: “We’re so excited, however so nervous on the similar time.
“We’re nonetheless making an attempt to wrap our heads round all of it.”
Her companion mentioned they’re contemplating protecting maintain of the windfall for a 12 months earlier than spending it.
He mentioned: “We’d even sit on it for 12 months, simply so we all know what we’re positively doing.”
The couple plan to make use of the cash in the direction of their mortgage and assist out family members sooner or later.
They added: “We solely found the win this morning.
“Our lives have modified ceaselessly.”
The pair purchased the successful ticket at Drysdale Newsagents close to the household’s dwelling.
Proprietor Pam Gillett mentioned: “We have been so excited to listen to that we had offered a division one successful entry within the weekend’s TattsLotto draw.
“That is my first division one successful entry since taking on the newsagency, so it is very thrilling for my workforce and I.
“Now we have already began to brighten the outlet and have shared the joy with our clients in-store and on our enterprise social media channels.”
It comes after a person scooped a 3rd jackpot lottery prize in below 11 months from hedging his bets on the very same numbers.
The 52-year outdated thriller man from Maryland took dwelling one more win of £40,000 and now plans to spend a few of his money on a vacation.
In the meantime, one other lottery winner has described the unimaginable second he referred to as his good friend to let him know they had scooped a whopping £16million jackpot.
The staggering lotto prize was claimed by a bunch of eight golfer pals of their 40s in Western Australia, however one winner simply could not consider it.
Additionally in Australia, a sleepy lady initially thought she had gained solely £269 within the Easter draw earlier than waking as much as tearfully discover it was 1,000 times better than that.