Wednesday 17 March 2021
Ingleburn man to jet off with almost $55,000 Keno win!
- An Ingleburn man will soon have himself a brand new kitchen thanks to his Keno Classic 8 Spot win.
- The Sydney player held a Keno Classic 8 Spot winning entry in draw 721, drawn Tuesday 16 March 2021, and takes home a prize worth $54,759.10.
- The happy man said he’d use his windfall to get some renovations done around his home and go on a big holiday.
- The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry at Ingleburn RSL Club, 70 Chester Street, Ingleburn.
An Ingleburn man will soon have himself a brand new kitchen thanks to his Keno Classic 8 Spot win.
The Sydney player held a Keno Classic 8 Spot winning entry in draw 721, drawn Tuesday 16 March 2021, and takes home a prize worth $54,759.10.
Confirming his win with an official from Keno this morning, the ecstatic man said he was still celebrating his unexpected windfall.
“I was down at my local and thought I’d play a game of Keno,” he explained.
“When I went to check my ticket I certainly wasn’t expecting an almost $55,000 prize!
“It was a great surprise for a Tuesday. “I was stoked!”
When asked how he planned to enjoy his Keno fun money, the winner explained it had arrived at the perfect time.
“I’m about to do some renovations around the house so it will very much will come in handy,” he said.
“I’ve been wanting to go on a big holiday so I will certainly be able to do that now!”
The regular player, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his winning entry at Ingleburn RSL Club, 70 Chester Street, Ingleburn.
Ingleburn RSL Club duty manager Scott McIlwraith said the club was buzzing with excitement yesterday when the prize was won.
“The news will spread like hot fire among the regulars when the jackpot went off,” he laughed.
“I wish our Keno winner all the very best with his renovations that he had planned.
“It just goes to show that you have to be in it to win it and that it can happen to anyone!”
In 2020, Keno players across the eastern states of mainland Australia celebrated more than 59.9 million wins collectively worth more than $840.6 million.
During this time, Keno crowned 19 millionaires and multi-millionaires who collectively took home more than $42.3 million. Nine of these major winners were from New South Wales and the ACT,
including a Newcastle woman who was stunned to pocket a Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot prize of more than $5.4 million.
Players in New South Wales and the ACT enjoyed more than 25.3 million Keno wins totalling more than $393.2 million at pubs and clubs across the state in 2020. Keno players can also enter into the monthly second chance draw for the chance to win one of five $1,000 prizes by scanning their ticket at win.secondchance.keno.com.au.
Keno is a fun game played at more than 3,500 pubs and clubs across Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT and Victoria.
A Keno draw occurs approximately every three minutes. During each draw, 20 numbers are drawn from 1 to 80. Players simply match the numbers on their entry to the numbers drawn for a chance to win over $1 million.
There are a range of Keno games to play, including Keno Mega Millions – a higher jackpot version of Keno Classic that uses the same Keno ball draw but gives players the chance to win $5 million