Members began swiping their cards from 5pm and the first draw was held at 7pm, but the winning number wasn’t claimed and the jackpot amount rolled over to 7.30pm.
Draws continued at 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm but nobody came forward to claim the cash prize, so everyone prepared themselves for the final draw at 9pm, where the jackpot amount would be split four-ways.
As members and guests gathered around the host, the first of four numbers was drawn and T. Tran came racing down from the café, waving his membership card in the air. He will be spending his share on a short holiday.
Second winner was P. Azzi, who has been a member of Bankstown Sports since 2005, third was M. Grzunov, couldn’t believe her luck, and is going to put the money towards rent, bills and planning for the future, and the final winner was M. Grzunov who is now is looking forward to a holiday to the Philippines to visit the family.