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'Crikey': Most Australian man ever wins $20 million in Powerball

'Crikey': Most Australian man ever wins $20 million in Powerball
An excited Queenslander has vowed to live the great Australian dream after winning $20 million in the Powerball.
The Cairns mineral worker was left stunned after receiving a call from The Lott this morning informing him off the win.
"Oh Jesus Christ. Crikey," the man said.
"Thank you very much. Oh my god. Are you sure this isn't a joke? Has one of my friends put you up to this?"
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The Cairns man will take home the entire jackpot division one prize of $20 million. (The Lott)
After the excitement wore off, and reality sunk in, the winner admitted he only played Powerball "off and on".
He now plans to buy himself a property, before ensuring his friends and family are looked after.
"I'm going to live the great Australian dream and buy myself a big property and live off the grid," he said happily.

"I'll be helping my family and friends out as well and making sure they're more than comfortable.
"As soon as I get off the phone, I'm calling my parents and telling them they'll be set up for the rest of their lives.
"I'm ending 2020 with $20 million – can you believe it?"
The Far North Queenslander - who wanted to remain anonymous - held the only division one winning entry across Australia in Powerball draw 1277, drawn Thursday 5 November 2020.