A Melbourne man has won almost $ 50 million after he accidentally bought two Oz Lotto tickets with the same numbers that went on to win the Division One Jackpot.
"The two winning entries from Victoria were registered to the same player – a hardworking St Albans man who was living with his double division one more than $ 46.6 million (NZ $ 48.1 million), "the Lott said in statement.
He was shocked to learn that he had won the lotto and initially thought he had only won $ 23.3 million (NZ $ 24 million).
"You're kidding!" he told the Lott.
"I just checked my entry online and I think what you're about to tell me.
"I'm speechless. I can't believe it. ”He said he was unsure how he was going to spend his fortune.
He says he was unsure how he was going to spend his fortune.
"I need the news to register," he told the Lott.
"I might think about retiring. First maybe a new home or holiday.
" I'll definitely share it with me family. "
A player from Hobart won the rest of the $ 70 million (NZ $ 72.2 million) jackpot.