Tauranga locals keen to get in on $30 million Lotto action

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Harwinder Singh (left) and Arshdeep Singh from Peter Pan Superette Merrivale. PHOTO?Andrew Warner.
Harwinder Singh (left) and Arshdeep Singh from Peter Pan Superette Merrivale. PHOTO?Andrew Warner.

Tauranga Lotto punters are hoping to win the jackpot , with $30 million up for grabs in tomorrow night's draw.

Lotto Powerball jackpotted after the $27 million prize draw was not struck on Wednesday.

Merivale Peter Pan Superette manager Arshdeep Singh said they had seen double the number of people coming through to buy their ticket.

"A lot of people have come to get their ticket."

He said the busiest time for customers to get their ticket would be between 4-7pm tomorrow.

Gate Pa Superette worker Satnam Singh said he had seen a lot of new faces coming through the doors in the lead up to the draw.

He hoped they would sell the winning ticket.

Linda Zeng at AJ's Lotto on Devonport Rd said they had been "very busy" with customers buying tickets for the draw.

There were three First Division winners in Wednesday's Lotto draw, with one sold at Tauranga's Aj's Lotto shop. They won $333,333 each.

What you can buy with $30 million?

47 houses in Tauranga
29 houses in Auckland
131 houses in Invercargill* Based on statistics from QV
or:
25,020 32GB IPhone 7s
857,142 tickets to the Tauranga charity auction to see Rio Paralympian Liam Malone speak
7,500,000 $4 flat white coffees
2,000,000 food bags for Tauranga families in need from Arms of Angels
15,789,473 copies of the Bay of Plenty Times newspaper

The biggest wins throughout the country:
$36.8m Big Wednesday prize - Masterton - June 2009
$33m Powerball prize - West Auckland - September 2013
$28.7m Powerball - Papakura - October 2010
$27m Big Wednesday prize - Tauranga September 2012

- Bay of Plenty Times

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