After losing uninsured family home to Australian bushfire, man wins $1 million in lottery

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A man whose home was destroyed in the raging bushfires in Australia comes back stronger than ever before, after winning a Gold Lotto draw 3937 on Wednesday January 8, 2020. He takes home a prize of $1 million.

The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, comes from Mount Cotton, Queensland, Australia.

According to the Australian Lottery media center the lucky winner was contacted while he was on work, early in the morning, and emotional man was shocked by the news :

“My family just lost their home in the bushfires in northern New South Wales and it wasn’t insured, so thank you very much!

“I had no idea at all.

“I can’t wait to go home and give my wife a big kiss and a cuddle!

“The entry was marked with her special numbers (9, 42, 24, 13, 22 and 11 ) and now they’ve delivered in a big way.

“This is a miracle!”

Hoping that this strike of luck will change his financial life for the better he continued:

“This really has come at the most incredible time,” he said.

“All that was left of the home was a few charred teacups.

“We didn’t know if we would ever be able to rebuild but now we definitely can!

“This is amazing. I can’t get over it.”

The lucky man held the only division one winning entry nationally in Monday & Wednesday Gold Lotto draw.