Man Hangs Up On Lotto Officials Telling Him He'd Won A Share Of $50 Million

Which lottery player hasn't dreamt of getting that call telling them that they've just won a jackpot and their life has changed forever? Well, a man from Sydney, Australia who played in the in the local OZ Lotto certainly wasn't expecting to get a call telling him that he'd hit a massive jackpot.

The man had won a share in a $50 million jackpot, but lotto officials struggled to deliver the good news as the man kept hanging up on them, thinking that the call was a prank. Luckily for him the lotto officials persisted long enough to eventually keep him on the phone long enough to deliver the news that he was $16 million richer. The man picked his winning numbers by using the birthdays of his loved ones.

jackpot3

'Earlier today I thought I'd love to win... I was just thinking in my head driving along and lo and behold, I won. I can't believe it,' the man said.

The man bought his winning ticket at a cafe in Fairlight, and plans to use his winnings to "have a happy life". The man shared the jackpot with two other lotto players from Perth and Sydney. The Perth winner, went hysterical for several minutes when officials informed her of the news.

"You've stopped my heart," she said. "I need my heart fixed."


Tips to Winning The Lottery


Play Lotto Online

Participate in any one of the lotteries available here at Giant Lottos and change your life for good! Register your personal account for free, and you're on your way to being a Giant Lottos player. As a Giant Lottos player you have the opportunity to take part in worldwide online lottos and access to plenty of exclusive members only competitions.

It's easy to play Euromillions on the internet, You can play from anywhere in the world! All you have to do is choose 5 regular numbers from a sum total of 50 and 2 bonus balls (also known as 'Lucky Stars') from a total of 11.


Play From Home In The World's Biggest Jackpots

Eurojackpot LottoUS Powerball LotteryEuro Millions LotteryCanadian Lotto 649The Irish National Lottery

Other Featured Lottery Articles

All The Best Lottos On Selection

Latest Lottery News

Lotto "Winner" Denied £200,000 Prize
Read Article
Lottery Winners Spread Christmas Joy
Read Article
Scottish Lotto Winner Loses £1 Million Jackpot Prize
Read Article
Use Mathematics To Win The Lottery
Read Article
Dream Home, Dream Celebrity Neighbours Too!
Read Article