The Blenheim Powerball player won $ 9 million in today’s draw. Photo / File
Today’s Lotto prize of $ 9 million was snatched by the coupon holder in Blenheim.
The Powerball First Division award winner purchased a ticket from Redwood Lotto.
This is the first Powerball win this year for the city of South Island.
The huge jackpot of $ 9 million consists of $ 8 million from Powerball First Division and $ 1 million from Lotto First Division.
Strike Four was also won today by a player from Whanganui who took home $ 600,000.
Today’s victory comes just two weeks after the Palmerston North player won over $ 14 million in the Powerball First Division.
The winner plans to buy his first home and help a charity, Lotto said.
Palmerston North’s $ 14.3 million win is the second biggest win of the year after two so far
Prizes worth $ 25.1 million were won in Auckland in February.