Armadale tradie to treat family to new barbecue after $6 million win

Armadale tradie to treat family to new barbecue after $6 million win

A YOUNG family from Armadale will be treated to a new barbecue after stepping forward to claim $6 million in prize money after last week’s Powerball draw.

The husband and wife team purchased the winning ticket from Carousel Lottery Centre & News in Cannington and approached Lotterywest HQ after hours of frantic back and forth phone calls.

“I was at work and had about 100 missed calls from my wife,” the husband said.

“When she finally got through to me she told me to sit down and not to stress before telling me we’d won the Lotto.”

The 35-year-old tradesman said he was in total shock about the win.

“It could have been a combination of nightshift and nerves but while she was busy screaming I began feeling light headed,” he  said.

“It didn’t take me long to pull myself together and remind her that I could now buy that BBQ I had my eye on.”

The couple said while the Lotto windfall was still sinking in, they had plans to purchase a bigger family home and take care of friends and family.

“We can probably afford to pay the rates now too,” the wife laughed.

“We couldn’t ask for anything more than a nice house for our kids to grow up in,” she added.

The $6 million claim comes as a mother and daughter from East Victoria Park also came forward to claim $720,000 in Saturday Lotto prize money.

“I don’t want a mansion or a Ferrari,” the daughter said.

“I’d just like to get my 15-year-old Corolla serviced,” she added.

The East Victoria Park duo are one of three Division 1 winners in last weekend’s Saturday Lotto draw.

Lotterywest is still waiting to hear from one of these winners who purchased their ticket from The Kwinana Hub Lottery Centre & News.

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