- The South African Lotto governing body, Ithuba, is calling for punters to check their tickets as they are looking for new lucky millionaires who don't know it yet
- Ithuba says the three players bought their tickets but they are yet to come forward and claim their big winnings
- CEO Charmaine Mabuza says one winner has bagged R15 million while the other two are set to receive R11 million each
The National Lottery operator, Ithuba, has made a call to all South Africans as they look for two winners who bagged millions in prizes. Ithuba CEO Charmaine Mabuza says the winners played using online platforms.
It was also reported that the lotto governing body is looking for another gambler who clinched R15 million after playing with R15 rand.
The winner from the 19 June draw has won R15 million and in the draw on 15 June, two people won the R22 million jackpot. The duo will each settle for R11 million.
The website further reports that the CEO said the first winning ticket was purchased on the National Lottery website online platform with a ticket wager of R60 using the manual selection method. Mabuza said:
“Our second winning ticket was purchased just hours before the draw took place, in Orange Farm Stretford, Johannesburg, Gauteng. The winner spent R15 on the winning ticket, using the Quick Pick selection method. The winner played using a banking app and spent R30 on the winning ticket, using the Quick Pick selection method. All three jackpot winners have not yet contacted Ithuba. We urge all players to check their tickets.”
The post reads:
Daily Lotto player bags R367 000 jackpot on Thursday, 24 June
Looking at the recent results, Ithuba announced that a lucky punter has struck it rich by winning a substantial R367 994 in the Daily Lotto via the draw that was conducted on Thursday, 24 June.
The next draw, set for Friday, is estimated at R500 000 and punters are always urged to play responsibly.
Gauteng has two new Lotto Powerball R11 million winners
Still on gambling reports, Briefly News reported that the South African social media community is reacting to an announcement made by the National Lottery Board, Lotto.
The Lotto governing body says Gauteng has two winners and congratulated them. Lotto took to Facebook to announce that the duo played their Powerball winning numbers using online platforms.
Many South Africans have shared their thoughts and Briefly News brings you this story of two lucky punters who bagged a whopping R11 million.
The post reads on Facebook:
“Congratulations GAUTENG & an on-line player! You have 2 new #PowerBallPLUS jackpot winners of R11,278,769.10 each from the 15/06/21 draw! #Manual selection & ticket wager amount was R60. #QuickPick selection & ticket wager was R15.”
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Source: Briefly News