.

A sceptical Geelong lotto-winner couldn’t believe her luck when an official phoned her to say she had won $549,920 on Monday morning.
The woman suspected an ulterior motive during the call and only after checking her ticket did she accept the life-changing news from the official.
The disbelieving winner won a division one prize of $496,656 as well as addition divisional prizes totalling, $549,920.
Tattslotto spokesperson Bronnie Spencer said some winners had a hard time accepting they have won the jackpot.“Most of the time there’s a bit of disbelief. People can’t believe it’s happened to them and they are trying to process it.
“We often reassure these winners that the ticket they are holding is the winning ticket and their dream has come true.”
The woman declined to disclose how she would spend the windfall and chose to celebrate her win in private.
Ben Kelberg, owner of the Bellarine Village Lotto, said that the team were extremely excited to have sold their third division one prize this year.
“We are extremely happy it has been sold to a local. We wish the winner all the best with their prize.”

Comments are closed.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.

More News

Bell Park designer Ali Rauf narrowly missed top place at the Melbourne Cup in a prestigious, invite-only fashion competition last ...

Bell Park pensioner Wolfgang Klemenz has returned to the pedals after two knee replacements, thanks to a Geelong-based electric bike (...

Performing half-naked on the streets was Jax Human’s first dance-step to a career as a male stripper. “I started ...

Geelong Revival organiser Nick Heath remembers a time when the waterfront car races were notorious for nasty crashes. “In those ...

Sing Australia Geelong’s members have brought back harmonies from across the country and the world, says group leader Mary ...

Gobble-gobble! Yes, it’s time for Indy readers to get their giblets out with the annual return of Geelong’s ...

Latest Sport

Local Cricket, by Jim Timberlake Three wins on the trot has moved the Geelong Cricket Club into the top eight, ...

On the Bite, by Chris Pitman With snapper season in full swing, Clifton Springs was a solid choice last week. ...

Barwon Heads surfers Ellie Harrison and Zeph Lamperd used their local knowledge to dominate the waves in tricky conditions at ...

Entertainment

Performing half-naked on the streets was Jax Human’s first dance-step to a career as a male stripper. “I started ...

Geelong Revival organiser Nick Heath remembers a time when the waterfront car races were notorious for nasty crashes. “In those ...

Sing Australia Geelong’s members have brought back harmonies from across the country and the world, says group leader Mary ...