Woman from 'Bogan Shire' wins massive $10 million Powerball Lotto

Friday, 26 August 2016

A woman from central-western NSW has become the country's latest millionaire after scooping the entire $10 million division one prize pool in Thursday night's Powerball draw.

The country NSW woman from Bogan Shire wants to remain anonymous after the big win, but in a town with an estimated population of a little more than 3,000 that may be hard to do.

The lucky lady said it felt 'surreal' when her winning numbers were drawn and that she would pay the bills and make some renovations to her house with the winnings.

A woman from Bogan shire bought  a division one prize ticket for Thursday night's Powerball draw at the Nyngan Newsagency

She said that winning the $10 million lotto prize will change her family's world

'This doesn't happen to me,' she told The Daily Telegraph. 'I watched the draw last night and then sat down to check my ticket.