A Riverina woman has spoken of her shock at a thrilling $1.5 million lotto win.
The West Wyalong hospital worker initially thought she'd won $1000 in the weekend's Saturday Lotto superdraw.
But she needed to add a few more figures to that - she's collected a staggering $1,428,571.
"When I realised it was almost $1.5 million I just burst into tears," she said.
"I started crying yesterday morning when I checked my entry online and I haven't stopped crying since.
"I still can't get over it. I kept looking at the results all day."
The woman, who was one of 14 division one winners who became instant millionaires overnight, has worked at the hospital her entire life.
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She might now be a millionaire but there are no plans to retire any time soon - instead, a new house and a dream holiday is on the cards.
"I'm going to buy myself a new home," she declared.
"I'll be able to help my family and give to charity of course.
"I've saved madly for holidays all my life so I will be going on plenty more holidays, starting with England.
"I don't think I will retire just yet. I might keep working for a couple more years."
The ticket was bought online.
The winning numbers in Saturday Lotto draw 3963 were 16, 5, 18, 41, 22 and 36, with supplementary numbers 1 and 7.
The West Wyalong winner joins a list of lucky Riverina winners this year.
A Wagga woman won just shy of $1 million after buying a Saturday Lotto ticket when she stopped at the Balranald newsagent on a road trip last month.
A big holiday to Canada was instantly in the works when an Adelong woman collected a cool $1.67 million in February. At the time, it was the first winning division one ticket sold by the Adelong Newsagency in eight years.
And it was a birthday to remember for a Wagga retiree who snagged $200,000 in a Lucky Lotteries mega jackpot in January.