Talk about ending the year on a high note! A man from Nelspruit, a devoted father of three and husband, hit the jackpot – quite literally – scooping up a whopping R20,837,858.80 in the Lotto. National Lottery operator Ithuba shared this feel-good story, proving that dreams really can come true.
Our winner, a public servant by day, picked his lucky numbers with a quick pick. A regular at both the Powerball and Lotto games, it seems his persistence finally paid off. Imagine the thrill of finding out you’ve won millions!
The Moment of Truth
Ithuba shared how the winner dashed to his nearest petrol station to confirm his ticket. That’s where his incredible journey from a regular Joe to a millionaire began. No doubt, that was one unforgettable trip to the petrol station!
The winner, described as a reserved and disciplined family man, has a passion for music. Now, thanks to his newfound wealth, he’s stepping into a whole new world of possibilities. What once seemed like distant dreams are now within his grasp.
Charmaine Mabuza, Ithuba’s chief executive, extended hearty congratulations to the lucky winner. She highlighted how his win is a perfect example of what the National Lottery stands for – fulfilling the dreams and aspirations of everyday people.
A Reminder from Ithuba
For all the hopefuls out there, Ithuba reminds its players that they need to be over 18 to play, and the cherry on top? All winnings are tax-free! Plus, winners who bag over R50,000 get free financial and trauma counselling. Talk about a responsible way to handle a windfall!