If you played Powerball or Lotto this week, you might want to look in your wallet (or wherever you keep those things) and check those tickets right now… Two jackpots won!
Yes, the National Operator created two more multimillionaires in just one week. Here’s what you need to know.
Are you a millionaire?
One lucky player struck gold on Tuesday when they matched five winning numbers and a PowerBall to claim the top prize in 19,130,785.60 Rand.
Meanwhile, the Powerball Plus jackpot remains unclaimed and you’ll get it again next week. When playing, of course.
Several netizens questioned Ithuba’s integrity, saying they were it is impossible to buy tickets on various online platforms, including banking apps, throughout Tuesday.
Although some services were down, manual ticketing operations went smoothly.
Then on Wednesday night, a lucky player matched all six numbers to win Lotto Plus 2 Jackpot 6,463,946.30 Rand.
There were no winners with six numbers in regular Lotto or Lotto Plus 2; however, one player matched five scores with the bonus ball payout of R131 428.90 in the Lotto Plus 1 game.
And let’s not forget the daily lotto! One player matched five numbers for a payment of R427,504.40. Thursday’s daily lotto results can be viewed here.
From street vendor to multi-millionaire
Earlier this month, a Cape Town street vendor won a life-changing jackpot of R86 938 411.64 by buying a hand-picked ticket at Shoprite in Durbanville.
He said he usually plays twice a month, but went on a gut feeling and only played Lotto. When asked how he would spend the money, he replied that he dreamed of building a house for his family.
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