Melbourne: A woman in this Australian city doubled her lottery winnings after mistakenly buying two tickets for the draw. She won a $ 1.4 million.
The woman, who chooses her numbers by her children’s birthdays, bought an extra ticket that helped doubled her winnings.
“I thought my ticket had expired so I bought another one and accidentally doubled up in the weekend’s draw,” The Age quoted her as saying.
Each ticket won $ 742,311.37, taking her winnings to $ 1,484,622.74.
The winner said she needs time to think about how to use the money.
“One thing’s for sure, the family will have a holiday. We haven’t had one in years and years.”