A Melbourne A woman has had the shock of her life after becoming nearly $3 million rich overnight.
The woman, from Knoxfield, initially thought the win was “a hoax” after finding out she was the lucky recipient of a $2.8 million TattsLotto win.
She was getting ready for work this morning when she received the “incredible phone call”.
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“Oh my God ! Oh my God ! I want to scream, I want to scream!” she says.
“I cannot accept this news. I am speechless.
“I thought it was a hoax…I thought, ‘Who plays mind games with me on Monday mornings?’”
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After falling “through hard times” recently, the woman says the money will completely change her life and that of her family.
“My heart is racing – I get goosebumps,” she said.
“It’s such a beautiful feeling.”
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There were seven winning entries from the Australian Premier League in the 4271 TattsLotto draw on Saturday June 25. Each entry fetched a Premier League prize of $2,857,142.86.
The winner said she had a few ideas in mind about how she would spend the money: paying off the mortgage on the house, visiting family abroad and improving the car.
His winning 12-game Quickpick was purchased online at thelott.com.
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