Shire teacher collects $200,000 lottery windfall

It wasn’t just the students celebrating the end of the school day recently with a teacher from the Sutherland Shire revelling in the discovery he won a $200,000 lottery prize

The man in his 40s won the guaranteed 1st Prize of $200,000 Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot for draw 1081.

The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his entry of two random numbers at online at

The happy winner discovered his good fortune when confirmed by a NSW Lotteries official after a hard day’s work at school

“Excellent!  Woohoo!  It’s a bit surreal!” the lottery winner said.

“I’ve just come home, walked in and saw this. 

“I opened the app and saw the ticket it won on and thought ‘that can’t be right’.

“I had a small win on Oz Lotto earlier this week so I thought I’d buy some Lucky Lotteries entries.

“This is awesome.”

The regular Lucky Lotteries winner plans to use his windfall to set himself up for the future, including using the prize for a house deposit.