"Are you kidding me?" he asked. "Blimey, I’ve cracked the big one."
The man has opted to remain anonymous, but the lottery states he is 60-years-old and lives in the Australian Capital Territory. He was one of six players who matched the six winning numbers on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The Division 1 prize that night was AUD$ 4.1. Each winner received AUD$ 687,000.
The man has no fixed plans for the money, but sees the win as a blessing.
"I know the prize money will remove some of my stress and I’ll take a much-needed holiday down the track," he said.