No Lotto jackpot winner; top prize rises to $27 million

Thousands of tickets were purchased for Saturday's draw, with punters trying to secure a share of the $25m up for grabs. File photo
Thousands of tickets were purchased for Saturday's draw, with punters trying to secure a share of the $25m up for grabs. File photo

A mouth-watering $27m will be up for grabs on Wednesday after Lotto Powerball went unstruck tonight.

Thousands of tickets were purchased for Saturday's draw, with punters trying to secure a share of the $25m up for grabs.

Powerball has now jackpotted to $27m for Wednesday night's draw - the largest Powerball jackpot since September 2013, when an Auckland man won $33m with Powerball First Division.

While Powerball wasn't claimed, four Lotto players from Kawakawa, Auckland, Christchurch and Rolleston each won $250,000 after striking luck with First Division.

The winning tickets were sold at Hammer Hardware Kawakawa in Kawakawa, Glen Innes Dairy and Lotto in Auckland, Cosy Nook Dairy in Christchurch and Rolleston New World in Rolleston.

The winning numbers from Lotto Draw 1554 are 15, 19, 21, 24, 25 and 29.
The Bonus Ball was 5, and Powerball was 4.

Strike Four numbers came in this order: 19, 24, 15 then 25.

- NZ Herald

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