We Can Breathe Easier: QLD Couple Bag Lotto Windfall

A Queensland couple have been left in a state of joyful disbelief following their top prize win in the recent Saturday Gold Lotto. Confirming the win proved a humorous moment filled with disbelief and laughter.

The couple from the Capricorn Coast coastal town of Emu Park held one of the nine division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 4477 on Saturday 15 June 2024. Each division one winning entry pocketed $541,052.71, as the top prize split among a large number of winners.

They took some convincing that their marked 10-game entry had won the big one.

“Are you bulls****ing me?” the husband queried when a lotto official called confirm their prize.

“It’s all bulls***!” his wife cried in the background.

“Mate, you’re a champion!” the winning man added when he realised his good fortune was true.

“Five hundred and forty-one thousand! If you lived nearby, I’d shout you a beer!

“You’ve made my day! I’m shocked! Thank you! I don’t know what to say.”

“It’s beautiful! Thank you! God bless you,” his wife exclaimed.

When asked how they might enjoy their prize, the couple shared they were too stunned to make any immediate plans but described the win as “life-changing”.

“It just means we can breathe a little easier,” the winning man said.

“It gives us a nest egg for our retirement. It’s life-changing!”

The duo’s winning marked 10-game entry was purchased at Emu Park Newsagency, 14B Hill Street, Emu Park.

The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 4477 on 15 June 2024 were 34, 40, 12, 23, 36 and 38, while the supplementary numbers were 8 and 30.

Across Australia, there were nine division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 4477 – three each in Queensland and Victoria, two in New South Wales and one in South Australia.