Waikiki woman claims $1 million Rockingham lotto ticket
A 47-year-old Waikiki woman has come forward to claim Saturday’s winning lotto ticket worth more than $1 million.
The winning ticket was sold at Rockingham Central Lottery Centre, with an anxious wait in recent days to see who would become Western Australia’s 53rd Division 1 winner for 2017.
The woman, who is employed by Woolworths at a night fill worker, said she would still be heading to work tonight despite becoming an instant millionaire.
“I really enjoy my job so I’ll be heading to Woolies tonight for my usual shift,” she said.
“Now that our bank account will be looking a bit healthier I might see if I can change a couple of shifts – the midnight finishes can get a bit tiring.”
The woman’s husband said the couple had been all over the shop since learning of their win.
“We haven’t really slept or eaten much in the past 24 hours,” he said.
“We shop daily at Rockingham City but after we checked our ticket and found out that we’d won a million bucks, I couldn’t remember the way out of the car park - we must’ve driven around in circles for about 10 minutes.”
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