After the winner of the unprecedented high PowerBall was released, South Africans took to social media to question whether or not the game was a scam.
Although Mzansi was happy for the luck winner, many people couldn’t help but point out that some people buy ticket after ticket and still win nothing.
South Africans on social media noted that its always only one person that wins the PowerBall which raised suspicions that it was fixed or even a ”pyramid scheme that went to private school”.
One Twitter user, Thuske Ndimande felt it was a conspiracy because people who buy their tickets at mini markets will never win, yet people who purchased their tickets from well-known retailers apparently seem to win and others added that Western Cape always winning big is no surprise, Briefly.co.za found.
Kyle Diener shared how the winner bought the ticket from the same store as he did and felt a bit disappointed, to which a sympathetic man said it must be witchcraft.
Another user says he hasn’t played the lotto in the last five years because it is impossible that one person could win more than R2 million.
Many people wanted to see the winning tickets as proof.
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