Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Oz Lotto jackpots to record to whopping $100m

 Oz Lotto jackpots to record to whopping $100m

    From: adelaidenow
    October 30, 2012 10:56PM

THE Oz Lotto Division 1 prize pool will be $100 million next Tuesday, the highest on record in Australia.

Next Tuesday's $100 million jackpot - dubbed the "jackpot that stops a nation" by organisers because it will fall on Melbourne Cup Day - sets a new record for an advertised first division prize pool.

It is just shy of Australia's largest ever lotto win - when $106,549,984.76 was shared between two punters in June 2009 - however that draw had only been guaranteed at $90 million.

Last night's winning numbers were 26, 21, 31, 4, 8, 5 and 16 (Supplementaries: 32, 41).

More than one-third of the nation had a ticket in the draw but all were luckless again.

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