Powerball winner is revealed after winning mega Lotto prize

Hard-working Aussie mom shouts ‘I can quit my job’ after winning $40 million Powerball prize

A hard-working Aussie mom says she can finally quit her job after claiming $40 million in last night’s Powerball draw.

The winner, from Echuca, had the only first division winning entry in Powerball draw 1394 on Thursday, February 2, taking home the full $40 million jackpot.

The $40 million win is also the largest Division 1 prize won in an Australian lottery game in 2023.

A Victorian woman has collected more than $40 million in Lotto prizes after buying a ticket from her local news agency (photo, an employee of the Lotto news agency)

The winning player confessed that she was completely shocked by her new multimillionaire status.

‘Oh my God! Oh my God! I can not believe it. I thought it was a scam!’ she exclaimed.

This just doesn’t feel real. How do I know if this is real?!

“I’m so nervous, I feel really weird. My whole body has gone numb!

My husband and I couldn’t sleep at all last night. We walked back and forth.


Would you quit your job if you won Powerball?

  • Yes – I would tell my boss to be full 123 votes
  • Yes, I would leave on good terms 355 votes
  • No, I would like to continue working 89 votes

“I’m at work right now, so it took me a little longer to answer my phone.

“This is really going to take a while to sink in. It only feels real when the money is in my bank account.

“My husband and I set these goals and wondered how we were going to achieve them, but now we don’t have to worry!

“I can’t believe this is happening!”

She now plans to quit her job and spend more time with family after the huge win.

“My god, I can quit my job!” she cried happily.

“I can take some time off to be with my family.

‘We can pay off the mortgage in full and are ready for the future.

“We want this win to go a long way. We want to leave a legacy for our family for years to come!

‘This means everything to me. Thank you so much.’

The winning PowerHit entry was purchased online.

The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1394 on Thursday, February 2, 2023 were 7, 35, 31, 2, 24, 21 and 15. The all-important Powerball number was 18.