Winning $600k Lotto ticket sold in Chch

20:12, Nov 17 2012

A Lotto ticket sold in Christchurch has won a $600,000 share of last night's Lotto first division.

The winning tickets, each worth $666,667 were sold at Templeton Convenience Store in Christchurch, Pt Chevalier Lotto Plus in Auckland and Woody's Winners in Wellsford.

Powerball was not struck and has jackpotted to $20 million. Strike Four has also jackpotted to $700,000.

Last night's Winning Wheel ticket was bought at Selwyn Heights Four Square in Rotorua.

"Twenty cents from every dollar spent on Lotto goes back into the community through the Lottery Grants Board, and this money is used to support community, art, recreational, cultural and environmental groups throughout New Zealand," NZ Lotteries' chief executive Wayne Pickup said.


The Press