The mother from Mackay bought her winning ticket online, while the 10-member syndicate bought their tickets at various stores in Victoria.
The winning numbers in the 1446 Oz Lotto draw on Tuesday, November 2 were 38, 25, 31, 1, 23, 8 and 4, while the additional numbers were 11 and 44.
“Are you serious? Oh my god. I won $ 25 million?” The Mackay mother said when officials from The Lott told her she had won.
“Holy s —. It must be wrong.
“Oh my god. Honestly? This is crazy.
“It can not be true. Oh my god. Are you sure it’s me? Really? Are you sure? Is it real?
“This is crazy. It’s so cool.
“It was a last minute decision to buy a contribution. I can not believe it.”
The Mackay mother said she could not “wait to help my family” with her winnings and had always planned to retire with an unexpected wind.
“It seems like that’s what I want to do,” she said.
The Lott said some of the new Victorian millionaires may still be unaware of their new fortunes.
In addition to winning Division 1, the entry of the syndicate also scored Division Two seven times and Division Seven 14 times, increasing their overall windfall to $ 25,131,059.25.
Shares in the syndicate were sold at: Town & Country Lotto in Waurn Ponds, Geelong and Southwest; Lucky Lovells Market Place in Shepparton, Goulburn Valley; Good Luck Lotto in Abbotsford, Inner Melbourne; Ivanhoe News & Tatts in Ivanhoe, Melbourne East; Thrift Park Lotteries in Mentone, Melbourne Southeast; Lynbrook Village News & Lotto in Lynbrook, Melbourne Southeast; Million Dollar Lotto in Keysborough, Melbourne Southeast; Woodgrove Lotto in Melton West, Melbourne West; Magic Lotto and Gifts in Taylor Lakes, Melbourne West; and Mooroolbark Lotto Center in Mooroolbark, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
“While we will contact the syndicate members who have registered their records on their player cards, there are some syndicate members who have unregistered records and may not yet know they are part of this winning group,” said The Lott spokeswoman Lauren Cooney. said.
During the 12 months to June, 23 Division 1-winning Oz Lotto entries across Australia totaled more than $ 283 million.
The largest single Oz Lotto jackpot was $ 50 million, won by a North Sydney woman in July 2020.