Usually, a mistake costs you money. But in this case, a mistake won two long-time friends from Canberra, Australia, millions of dollars. Two long-time friends usually take turns purchasing Oz Lotto tickets, one buying a ticket one week, the other buying a ticket the other. But one week, one of the friends made a mistake and purchased a ticket, too. Luck was on her side, as that happened to be the winning ticket!
“I can’t believe this. Oh my god. Oh my god. Oh my god. I’m in it with a friend! We take turns buying Oz Lotto tickets every week. It wasn’t even my turn this week, I mistakenly bought the ticket thinking it was my week. I’m so glad I did! I cannot wait to tell her, she will fall over! We used to work together and we’ve been buying lottery tickets together for about 20 years. Oh god. We’ve waited so long for a win like this!” exclaimed the winner.
The pair took home the division one prize of $2,289,010.50. The pair usually spends their lotto winnings on a Christmas luncheon and then a shopping spree. Well, guess this Christmas will be one for the books then!
Source: the Lott