One lucky winner scores $1m but Powerball rolls over

Powerball has rolled over tonight and will bump up to $6 million this Saturday.
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Powerball has rolled over tonight and will bump up to $6 million this Saturday.

One lucky winner from Dargaville is now $1 million richer after striking Lotto's first division in tonight's Lotto draw.  

The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Dargaville Postshop & Lotto. 

Tonight's winning numbers were 11, 26, 29, 32, 33, 37, and the bonus ball was 9. 

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $6 million.

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Second division was split between five people who each won $47,277. 

Strike Four also rolled over and will be $600,000 on Saturday.  

Lotto NZ announced today that a special draw will be held next Saturday 10 December to support the people of Kaikoura. All profits from the Lotto, Powerball and Strike draw will go to the Kaikoura and Hurunui earthquake relief fund.

“Kiwis love playing Lotto to help support our communities, and the Kaikoura community is in need of help right now. We know that Lotto players will be glad to have the opportunity to help Kaikoura through their weekly ticket purchase,” said Lotto NZ’s chief executive.

Anyone who bought their ticket from the above store should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at MyLotto.co.nz or through the Lotto NZ ticket-checker app. 

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