Photo: NZ HeraldTicket sales are skyrocketing ahead of the second-largest Powerball jackpot in New Zealand history, the hefty haul sitting at $35 million. On Saturday night, millions of Kiwi Lotto players will learn if they are to become the nation’s latest multi-millionaire. “It’s too early to say what the number of tickets sold on Saturday night will be, but we’re expecting quite a big increase from last Saturday. New Zealand’s biggest Lotto win was $44 million, won by a young Hibiscus Coast couple in November 2016. The next-highest was $33 million won by a self-proclaimed “westie” in September 2013, and $33 million won by a 10-person syndicate in Taupō in September 2017.
Source: Otago Daily Times February 20, 2020 21:56 UTC