The Hawke’s Bay Lotto shop is considered as the luckiest lotto shop in New Zealand, if not of the whole world. This is evident considering that just recently, they sold their 47th winning ticket, which made over $11 million as the prize.
This ticket is particularly sold in Unichem Stortford Lodge in Hastings.
Luckiest Store in Lotto in New Zealand
Hastings’ Unichem Stortford Lodge Pharmacy is, in fact, one of the stores in the area considered to be the most likely store to sell a winning ticket.
However, what’s really surprising is that the woman who won the Powerball Jackpot $11 million in the said lotto shop was the winner of the Lotto First Division several months ago, which gave her an amount of $333,333, a third of a million.
Luckiest Winner of Lotto in New Zealand
It was a Saturday night when the Auckland woman realized that she had won the Powerball lotto when all the numbers were given, her ticket matching all, in addition to the lucky letter “R”.
While it’s very lucky for them, it’s barely believable considering that winning the Lotto First Division on top of the Powerball Jackpot Lotto is one out of 147,000,000,000,000 according to statistics.
This value is calculated by experts and yes, it’s definitely worth checking out since this is a once-in-a-lifetime event.
The winning ticket of the Lotto First Division that she won several months ago was purchased at Night n Day in Auckland. The winner stated that she and her husband have been renting for all their lives, but with the Lotto First Division winning a prize, they started to house hunt.
House Hunting in the Next Level
She then continued talking about how they’ll have to step up their game in house hunting with their most recent winnings of $11 million. In fact, they said they’ve started house hunting more since they got the Money on Sunday.
Not only will it solve their house problem, but her husband will also be able to retire from his job and focus on their children more.
There’s no denying that winning the Powerball Jackpot in Lotto isn’t going to be more surprising. That’s why the winner stated that she only noticed that she got all the matching numbers when the lucky letter was announced to be “R”.
While her husband told the media that this event is barely believable, he still credits all of it to his wife with her lucky streak. He also stated that this year will be an unforgettable one for them and even for their neighbourhood, who was kept updated at that time.
This event made it possible to promote the North Shore for being one of the luckiest regions in New Zealand when it comes to Lotto.
This is perhaps the reason why Lotto players are now buying more tickets in the area, and some non-Lotto players are starting to buy too. The North Shore has, in fact, sold a winning ticket several months ago worth $7.2 million.