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$500,000 celebration for two Lotto players

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Two Lotto players will be enjoying a midweek windfall tonight after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at Ideal Four Square in Gisborne and Countdown Timaru, Timaru.

Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $7 million.

Meanwhile, Strike Four also rolled over tonight and will be $300,000 this Saturday.

By playing Lotto you're helping maintain, improve and build new facilities for hundreds of schools, sports clubs, and community groups each year. So good on you Lotto players!

Anyone who bought their ticket from either of the above winning stores should write their name on the back of the ticket and check it immediately at any Lotto outlet, online at or through the Lotto NZ App.

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