Two Auckland winners who shared $ 19.1 million each in the $ 38 million Lotto jackpot on Wednesday have advanced to collect their prizes.
One lucky passenger has revealed that they only bought tickets a few minutes before the draw.
"My husband turned to me at 7:22 and said 'we didn't get a Lotto ticket! You should go to the milking place and get one', but I knew there wouldn't be enough time – so I went into MyLotto instead. "the winner said to Stuff.
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Two people who won $ 19 million each bought their tickets through MyLotto.
Source: Seven Sharp
"I finally clicked 'buy' with two minutes left."
Another $ 19.1 million winner was a mother who chose the same number each time, who said she would take a Christmas vacation with a windfall.
"I will spoil myself with a vacation on a relaxed island – I'm thinking of a bungalow in a warm place."