“I know you have verified it, but originally, when I observed this on The Lott app I thought this has to be a gee up or a glitch in the procedure. Absolutely I haven’t just gained $60 million,” the male reported, in accordance to a press launch from The Lott.
“I do not think I am heading to get a good deal of snooze tonight.”
The successful figures in Powerball draw 1338 on Thursday, January 6 were 15, 5, 28, 20, 29, 34 and 27. The Powerball amount was 8.
The $60 million winner mentioned he would use his windfall to “get my first household, support relatives and mates and have loads of holidays”.
“I however strategy to turn up to get the job done in 2022 too,” he explained.
“Mate, this is bloody unreal.
“I feel everyone who receives hit with this data would believe it’s surreal. It is really just unbelievable.
“There is a significant shock element. You normally daydream, but you never ever genuinely count on it to occur. It truly is a lottery after all.
“For me, it is really a good deal to course of action. I just did not actually be expecting it.”
The Queenslander is the very first Powerball division 1 winner of 2022.
There were 1,708,139 winners in divisions two to 9 who won extra than $31.26 million, which include four division two winners who each and every gained $216,329.20.