Melbourne dad who experienced missing his task all through lockdown wins $80 million Powerball jackpot

A North Melbourne father who had misplaced his position throughout just one of the city’s numerous lockdowns has gained the $80 million Powerball jackpot.

It really is the third-major gain in Australian history and the greatest for a Victorian.

The gentleman claimed he had purchased a house just before shedding his work.

“I’ve been working as a cleaner at any time because to make finishes meet,” he said.

“Like for so many persons, these lockdowns have been definitely hard for our family. But I have constantly said, you’ve just gotta continue to keep hoping. Now, glimpse what is occurred.

The “fired up” person reported he preferred to make everyday living better for his relatives and for anybody he could support.

“I am definitely keen to pay off the home finance loan and the other costs we have to get started with,” he reported.

“We are going to set our kids up for lifetime.

“I am heading to try and assistance all people. There is certainly so considerably we will be ready to do with this prize.”

The winning numbers of draw 1317 on Thursday, August 12 were being 17, 10, 4, 26, 19, 23, 21, and the Powerball was 7.

Divisions two to 9 paid out out a lot more than $51.5 million across virtually two million prizes, The Lott said.

There were 13 2nd division winners, who each and every will declare $109,858.60 from the total division pool of $1,428,161.80.

The prize dollars can take a considerable drop for 3rd division winners: 219 entries each and every declare $3985.25 as their share of the $872,769.75 pool.