- A man has bagged R800k after making a correct soccer score prediction
- He said he would use the money to pay off his debts and the rest to invest
- The winner still plans on playing the sports lottery again until he earns the amount of money he needs to start a business
A super lucky soccer fan has walked away with over R800 000 after winning a sports bet. The Bloemfontein local says he wants to pay off his debts, take his family on vacation and invest some of his winnings.
According to TimesLive, the man played SportStake13. The gamble allows players to predict the result of sports matches from various leagues. He played with a wager of only R32.
The soccer fanatic said he realised he won after checking results online. The ecstatic winner said he would continue playing the lottery in the hope of winning even more money one day. His dream is to start a business in construction and engineering.
The head of corporate relations at Ithuba, Busisiwe Msizi, congratulated the man on his big win.
According to Msizi, SportStake13 has paid out more than R141m to date and the biggest jackpot win paid out a massive R1.7m earlier this year.
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