Couple wins $1.1 million, plan a 'quiet celebration'

A Gladstone couple say they are planning a quiet celebration after winning a division one share worth more than $1.1 million in the Saturday Gold Lotto $21 Million Superdraw.

The overwhelmed winners, who are staying anonymous, were unaware of their new millionaire status until a Golden Casket official was able to break the life-changing news to them this afternoon.
 
"Truly? I can't believe this!  I feel very light headed at the moment!" the winning wife declared before handing the telephone to her husband.
 
"Wow - that's pretty good!" the husband chuckled.
 
"We've had those numbers for years now and we've stuck with them the whole time - they're made up of our favourite numbers!"

>> Gladstone's $1.1 million lotto ticket unclaimed

>> READ: Couple take lotto jackpot at Gladstone newsagency
 
The new millionaires said it was too early to say what they'll do with their Saturday Gold Lotto windfall.
 
The winning System 7 marked entry was purchased at Park Street News, Shop 7 and 8 in the NightOwl Centre, 45 Dawson Rd in Gladstone.
 
Throughout Australia, there were nineteen entries that won a first division prize of $1,105,263.16 in the weekend's Saturday Gold Lotto $21 Million Superdraw. 

There were six division one winning entries from Queensland, four division one winning tickets were sold in New South Wales, six in Victoria and three in Western Australia.  The other division one winning entries from Queensland were sold in Mt Gravatt, Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Mackay North and online via Tatts.com.
 
The winning numbers in Saturday Gold Lotto draw 3617 on Saturday 19 March 2016 were 31, 10, 24, 16, 28 and 8, with the supplementary numbers 2 and 4.

The $1.1 million ticket was sold at Park Street News & Gifts.
The $1.1 million ticket was sold at Park Street News & Gifts.


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