Struggling pensioner scoops $132,000 in the Lotto – and reveals why a tin of smoked oysters is the secret to her jackpot win
- A Newcastle retiree has earned a $132,237.15 win in the lotto drawn on July 24
- The pensioner believes a pearl found in her tinned oysters has brought her luck
- The winner plans to enjoy her major prize winnings with her kids and family
One lucky pensioner has won big in the Lotto after finding a hidden treasure in a tin of smoked oysters.
The retiree from Newcastle in New South Wales won the entire division one prize of $132,237.15 drawn on Saturday July 24.
The pensioner, who was unaware of her life-changing win until she was contacted by The Lott, said she would spend the jackpot win on her kids and family.
She said she had been blessed with ‘good luck’ ever since finding a pearl hidden in a tin of smoked oysters.
‘There’s been lots of lucky little moments like finding a carpark easily and now this,’ she said.
The Newcastle pensioner was eating a tin of smoked oysters when she found a pearl hiding which she believes has brought her luck ever since
‘I was eating a tin of smoked oysters the other day and I found a pearl in the tin. I’ve had the best luck ever since’, she said.
‘It’s a complete surprise! I marked my entry with special numbers like my children’s birthdays and they are even more special now.’
With her fortune ready to hit her bank account, the lucky pensioner said it will help relieve pressure in a massive way.
‘I’m a pensioner so this will certainly come in handy. It will just make life a lot easier.’
The tally of The Lott’s division one winners has now reached 243 for this calendar year with 63 of the winners NSW Lotteries customers.
The pensioner has said she will spend her $132,000 win with her kids and family