Lottery wins of more than $22million lie unclaimed across Australia as biggest Powerball prize looms

A mammoth $22.3million worth of lottery spoils have however to be claimed across the nation, as punters take their potentialities in Thursday’s massive Powerball jackpot. 

Prizewinning Aussies from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia keep elusive, with 25 major lottery windfalls uncollected. 

Ticket holders are being impressed to seek for earlier lottery tickets, as The Lott, which showcase Australia’s official lotteries, have been unable to search out the winners.

NSW keep more than $9.5million worth of unclaimed prize money from 11 winnings, whereas Queensland has more than $5.5million from 9 major unclaimed windfalls

Ticket holders are being encouraged to look for old lottery tickets, as the Lott, which showcase Australia's official lotteries, are unable to locate the winners

Ticket holders are being impressed to seek for earlier lottery tickets, as the Lott, which showcase Australia’s official lotteries, are unable to search out the winners 

The worthwhile tickets weren’t registered so The Lott can’t do one thing, till the rightful householders of the prizes come forward. 

NSW keep more than $9.5million worth of unclaimed prize money from 11 winnings, whereas Queensland has more than $5.5million from 9 major unclaimed windfalls.

Western Australian ticket holders from three massive prizes worth $5.9million keep elusive, with more than $1.2million from two lottery events up throughout the air in Victoria.

The winning tickets were not registered so The Lott cannot do anything, unless the rightful owners of the prizes come forward

The worthwhile tickets weren’t registered so The Lott can’t do one thing, till the rightful householders of the prizes come forward

James Eddy from The Lott urged players to be searching.

‘There’s hundreds and hundreds of causes to dig spherical the house, vehicle, and even earlier buying baggage for most likely life-changing tickets,’ Mr Eddy talked about.

‘We’ve had winners come forward before now having found an earlier ticket beneath the fridge, throughout the once more of a drawer, or tucked away throughout the glovebox of their vehicle.’ 

Anybody with tickets to the spoils can contact The Lott or the Lotterywest in the event that they’re in Western Australia. 

Punters are urged to be vigilant as there’s a time limit to how prolonged the winnings will possible be on the market to pocket. 

Victorians have one yr to say their prize, whereas NSW and the ACT have six years, with Queenslanders having seven years.  

The knowledge comes as the nation is poised to see who will clear its biggest-ever explicit individual lottery payout of $160million on Thursday night. 

Powerball’s ultimate 5 attracts attracted no division one winners, which meant the amount has skyrocketed – ensuing throughout the biggest prize money provided by an Australian lottery sport. 

It ousted its earlier doc holder throughout the nation, when a $150m Powerball draw held in September 2019, was picked up by three people who shared the large windfall. 

The news comes as the country is poised to see who will take away its biggest-ever individual lottery payout of $160million on Thursday night (pictured, a news agency in South Australia pulls out all stops spruikng the massive jackpot)

The knowledge comes as the nation is poised to see who will take away its biggest-ever explicit individual lottery payout of $160million on Thursday night (pictured, a data firm in South Australia pulls out all stops spruikng the large jackpot)

Powerball's last five draws attracted no division one winners, which meant the amount has skyrocketed - resulting in the biggest prize money offered by an Australian lottery game

Powerball’s ultimate 5 attracts attracted no division one winners, which meant the amount has skyrocketed – ensuing throughout the biggest prize money provided by an Australian lottery sport

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