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The Search Is On For Tauranga Wheel Winner

22 November 2005

The Search Is On For Tauranga Wheel Winner

A Lotto player is literally holding a ticket to Wellington after Saturday night's draw, New Zealand Lotteries Commission (NZ Lotteries) Chief Executive Trevor Hall said today.

John's Lotto at Fraser Cove in Tauranga sold the winning Winning Wheel ticket for the Saturday, 20 November draw. The winning serial number is 082-20677649-20xx.

"The winner has yet to come forward, so the search is on. We want to make sure all our winners come forward and claim their chance to win big on Winning Wheel," said Mr Hall.

Mr Hall said that since the Winning Wheel started on Saturday's live Lotto draw in August last year, 69 Lotto players from all over New Zealand have claimed their prize and spun and won. The two biggest winners have walked away with the top prize of $1 million.

Five people from the Bay of Plenty who have already spun and won, have taken home prizes ranging from $1 million, won by Whakatane's Kathy Laugesen, to $75,000 which as won by Neville Dalton from Whangamata.

"Winning tickets are identified by the serial number which is located at the bottom right-hand corner of every Lotto ticket," said Mr Hall.

"Players can check their ticket by going to any lottery outlet and running their ticket through a terminal, or by logging on to NZ Lotteries website www.nzlotteries.co.nz and checking their ticket against the winning serial numbers.

Winners come to Wellington with a friend and accommodation at the luxury Duxton Hotel paid for, as well as exhibition passes to Te Papa, a $500 shopping trip with a stylist to choose clothes for their TV appearance and a meal with a Lotto presenter. Previous winners have said the trip to Wellington to spin the Winning Wheel has become a once-in-a-lifetime memory.

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