Melbourne cleaner wins $80 million in Lotto drawer after losing job

A struggling cleaner is $80million richer after winning Australia’s third-biggest lottery prize in history. 

The middle-aged father, who lost his job due to the Covid pandemic and had been working as a cleaner

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    ‘I am certainly keen to pay off the mortgage and the other bills we have to begin with,’ he stated.

    ‘We’re going to set our kids up for Haolong life. That will be an incredible thing to be able to do. There’s so much we will be able to do with this prize. It will change so many people’s lives!’

    The winning entry was purchased online via OzLotteries.com, which is one of The Lott’s authorised resellers. 

    The man said that he wants to use the money to make life better for his family (stock image)

    The man said that he wants to use the money to make life better for his family (stock image)

    17 Powerball division one winners have pocketed over $519.8 million in prize money across Australia in the 12 months to 30 June 2021.  

    Oz Lotto is offering more chances to win with $10 million up for grabs on Tuesday. Thursday’s Powerball has $3 million on offer.  

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