A MOTHER was stunned to find out she had become a multi-millionaire after she discovered a $2 million lotto ticket stuck to her fridge.
The Sydney woman had the jackpot ticket for weeks since the multi-million dollar draw on June 24.
After returning the winning ticket, the mum said she would now be able to pay off her mortgage and help set her children up for life.
“I just want our children to grow up safe and happy and this just puts everything into perspective,” she told The Lott.
“For us being able to pay off the mortgage is huge.
“I just can‘t picture that we can just pay off the mortgage.
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“It would have taken us such a long time. It will be such a relief.”
The woman added she “hadn’t stopped sweating” since discovering she would become a multi-millionaire.
“I’m just going around my house thinking, ‘what do I do, what do I do’,” she said.
“I don’t know what to do. I’m dying right now. I’m just so excited. I feel sick.
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“This ticket has been on our fridge the whole time. I’m the one who bought the ticket from Leppington Newsagency.
“Every time I shop there, I just kept thinking: ‘you’re going to make me a winner’. And they have. I can’t believe it.”
Leppington Newsagency owners Pradeep and Mini Ahluwalia said they were thrilled about the mum’s shock win.
“Congratulations and best wishes to our winner for their mega win,” Pradeep said.
“In the past two years, we have sold five division one or major jackpot prizes.
“We hope this trend will continue for all our loyal customers.”
Earlier this week, Australia's luckiest lottery suburbs have been revealed as the latest Powerball jackpot goes up for grabs.
New data revealed some Aussie suburbs are luckier than others when it comes to winning big.
While the last Powerball winner was a lucky Bankstown dad who scored the whopping $100 million, Victoria has actually had the most division one winners of the past year.
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Nobody has claimed this week's $60 million jackpot yet.
However, if it goes to another New South Wales resident, there is a strong chance they could be from Sydney's west.
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