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First Lotto draw

This is the first Lotto draw, broadcast live on Television New Zealand on 1 August 1987. The first-division prize of $358,808 was split four ways.

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David Grant, 'Gambling - Lotto, pokies and casinos', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/39443/first-lotto-draw (accessed 22 November 2017)

Story by David Grant, published 5 Sep 2013