9 Apr 2011

Tills going crazy as punters snap up Jackpot lotto tickets

5:06 pm on 9 April 2011

New Zealand Lotteries says tickets are selling at an unprededented rate in outlets for Saturday night's $34 million lotto draw.

The prize is the country's biggest ever Powerball Jackpot and under Lotteries rules must be won.

A Lotteries spokesperson says the speed of sales throughout the country on Saturday is incredible, with about 1700 tickets a minute being sold.