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Lucky winner scoops EUR 1.7m in New Year's lottery draw

Radeče, 2 January - New Year's good wishes have come true soon enough for a lucky lotto player from the eastern town of Radeče who scooped a EUR 1.7 million jackpot in the first Slovenian National Lottery draw of the year.

The winning combination was 10, 13, 17, 22, 28, 29 and 30, the lottery operator said, adding that according to as yet unofficial results the winning ticket was sold in Radeče.

After paying a 15% gambling tax, the winner will walk away with EUR 1,456,540 in total, while the Radeče municipal budget will get a EUR 257,000 boost.

The biggest national lotto jackpot to date was worth EUR 5 million. It was paid out in July 2015.

The biggest lotto jackpot overall in Slovenia was a EUR 28 million prize won in April 2014 in the Eurojackpot, a syndicated lotto game featuring several European lotteries.

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