It looks like the more the merrier when it comes to large lotto wins.
Just a week after a team of 50 hospital workers scored big, a new WA syndicate has shared in some huge spoils.
The winning group of 15 players will split a division one lotto prize worth $2.69 million from Saturday’s draw.
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“When I was told that we’d won, I nearly fell over,“ one of the winners, a Lake Coogee local, said.
“I went to do my groceries after and can’t even remember what I bought.”
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The winner eventually celebrated with a pub meal, choosing to keep the party relatively low-key.
“Crayfish or lobster wasn’t on the menu, so I settled for crab linguine,” she joked.
She plans to split her winnings — which have boosted her bank account by $179,000 — with her children and grandchildren.
The System 10 ticket was bought from Spearwood Heights Newsagency.
The win came a week after 50 hospital workers at Fiona Stanley Hospital claimed a huge share of a $20 million Lotto super draw.
A syndicate involving hospital workers recently won $4 million. Credit: 7NEWS
The lucky entry, one of five division one-winning tickets, was worth $4 million.
Lotterywest spokesperson Emma Rogers said it had been an incredible run for syndicates and was hopeful for a third in Thursday’s $12 million Powerball jackpot.
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