The sheer number of lottery draws in Australia make it possible to enter a draw to win a life changing sum of money pretty much every day. Draws every day mean there are winners every day, and here we will write up some of the more interesting stories of Australian lottery jackpot winners.
Two friends become Millionaires after buying the same lottery ticket
Two colleagues from Goolwa, South Adelaide have become overnight millionaires after the two players won with the exact same numbers in a Saturday Lotto draw. The two players, who have chosen to remain anonymous, usually took it in turns each week to buy the lottery ticket which the two would share as part of a two-person syndicate. The mix-up happened when one player thought it was their turn to buy the ticket so went and purchased one without checking with the other player, who had actually already bought one as they knew it was their turn.