A pair of Aussie pensioners were on the brink of losing their home when they used their last $11 to buy a winning Lotto ticket to last night's draw.
The couple, aged in their 60s, became millionaires overnight after buying the country's only division one Lotto ticket.
They bought the ticket on a whim after the woman had a dream she had won Lotto.
"When you're living pension to pension it isn't easy," the wife said.
"I was surprised my hubby let me use our last bit of change to buy the ticket but it was a double win day."
The couple are set to take home $1 million.
Before the win, the couple were set to sell their home because they could no longer afford their mortgage repayments.
After learning she had the winning ticket, the woman phoned her husband to tell him they had won thousands before revealing the extent of the win when he returned home.
"I didn't know what to do," she said.
"I wanted to tell my husband straight away but I was scared the shock of it would give him a heart attack."
Her husband was blindsided by the win, which he said would alleviate their financial worries.
"I told her not to be stupid," the husband said.
"When I rechecked the numbers I immediately realised we could afford our next mortgage payment."
The ticket was bought at St Clair Pharmacy and News in Port Kennedy.
Store owner George Salib said he was aware the couple had been trying to sell their home due to money worries and was thrilled to hear they were now millionaires.
"It couldn't have gone to a more deserving couple."