Blayney man wins $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw

Photo: File
Photo: File

A Blayney man is $200,000 richer after discovering he won the Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw.

The man knocked off from night shift to discover he had a $200,000 pay day.

The New South Wales player won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 in Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw 1350, drawn Thursday, June 13, 2019.

The winner revealed he'd use his prize to pay off his home and celebrate with a nice bottle of scotch.

The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry at Blayney Newsagency, 130 Adelaide Street, Blayney.

Confirming his win with a NSW Lotteries official on June 14, the man explained he had an inkling he'd won big.

"Very good, isn't it. Thank you so much," he said.

"This morning, just after I finished night shift, I checked Facebook to see a friend had posted that someone in Blayney had won $200,000."

The lucky winner said that was when he remembered he had a ticket in the draw.

"I came into the newsagency hoping it was me and it was," he said.

The country NSW resident said the prize meant he'd be able to finally own his home.

"I'll probably pay off my house which will be a great feeling!" he said.

"Maybe I'll celebrate with a nice bottle of scotch over the weekend."

    Blayney Newsagency owner Sharryn Kearney said it was such a thrill to sell a first prize winning entry.

    "It's so exciting to see this prize go to a local out here in Blayney!" she said.

    "We've had a few big prizes land out here before but we haven't sold a major prize winning entry in a long time so this is very exciting!

    Ms Kearney said it is great for locals to see that lottery wins do land in small country towns.

    "We're hoping lightning strikes twice," she said.