Shame, the winner was so enthralled that he kept his winning ticket under his mattress before he could make his way to the National Lottery Ithuba offices.
Let these optimistic binge-spenders be a cautionary tale if you ever suddenly find yourself with deep pockets.
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The Pretoria man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, spent R150 on the FNB app and selected his own numbers ahead of the draw on Tuesday, July 19.
The latest multimillionaire lottery jackpot winner believes that her spirit of “gratitude and giving” is what sealed the deal.
The Ithuba National Lottery said that the jackpot was won on May 29 last year and the ticket is due to expire this Sunday, May 29.
We’re not here to talk about Joe Thwaite, Britain’s biggest ever EuroMillions winner, who hit the jackpot of £184 million. Rather, his ex-wife has cracked a mention.
It’s not often that, following an unfortunate encounter with a rude person, you end up $10 million richer.
We are firm believers in the fact that anybody who wins a substantial amount in a lottery should immediately cease working.
Not everything in your spam folder is junk. Let that be a lesson because it could mean the difference between millions lost or millions gained.
His R7,50 ticket won him the R100 million PowerBall jackpot on November 16, after a few days of uncertainty over whether the person with the winning ticket was going to come forward.
A North West mother had been struggling with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic until things turned around with a massive lottery win.
The town of Lonaconing, in Maryland, has a population of 1 200 people, or around 400 families. In their midst is the winner of a $731 million jackpot.
Two recent PowerBall winners have split R112 million down the middle, and both have touching stories related to their families.
A woman in California claims she lost her winning lottery ticket, worth $26 million, after washing it with her pants.
The 30-year-old Polokwane man who won last week’s R51 million PowerBall jackpot seems to have it all figured out.
On Friday night, having just been dumped and watched his ex-girlfriend move out, South Africa’s latest multimillionaire received some very good news.
South Africans were watching the PowerBall closely, due to the whopping R119 million jackpot. The winning numbers certainly stirred up some emotion.
South Africa’s latest lottery winner is a Gauteng small business owner, whose R20 ticket landed him a R37,9 million jackpot, and he intends to try and fly under the radar.
The KwaZulu-Natal man is now the biggest winner in the history of PowerBall Plus, and the biggest winner ever to have bought his ticket online.
Celebrating a massive lottery win is tough when you have to abide by physical distancing rules.
A mother of four from Soweto was dumped by her ex for not having a “fancy job”. Then she became the latest PowerBall jackpot winner.
If you want to go on about how flashy cars are a waste of money, you should probably do it when you aren’t holding a cheque for around R2 billion.
This lovely builder and his wife won a staggering amount of money in the EuroMillions lottery, and they have some heartwarming plans for it.
The National Lottery in the UK conducted their first-ever draw on November 19, 1994. Since then, many dreams have come true.
A regular customer left a bartender a lotto ticket instead of cash, and it turned out to be the best tip she’d ever received.