Two lucky Lotto players are each half a million dollars richer after tonight's Lotto draw.

The winners from Rotorua and Porirua won $500,000 in Lotto First Division.

The winning tickets were sold at Pak N Save Rotorua and Plimmerton Four Square in Porirua.

Powerball wasn't struck and has jackpotted to $8 million, while Strike also rolled over and will be $500,000 on Wednesday.