Unemployed security guard hits jackpot, wins R68.9 million in lotto

Unemployed security guard hits jackpot, wins R68.9 million in lotto

- Luck smiled on an unemployed security guard in Australia who was having hard times due to the coronavirus pandemic

- The unidentified man recently won AUD 5.8 million (N1,610,481,895.34) division of Oz Lotto prize

- The lucky winner whose name has not been mentioned for security had fallen on hard times due to the coronavirus pandemic

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An unemployed security guard from Armadale, Australia, has turned a millionaire overnight after winning AUD 5.8 million (R68.9 million) division Oz Lotto prize.

The man whose name was not mentioned for security reason, is said to be in his late 20s.

The young man had fallen on hard times due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Perth Now, the man was buying groceries for his three-year-old daughter when he saw the Lotterywest sign and decided to buy a ticket.

Briefly.co.za gathers that the lucky winner said:

“I just want to go home and hug my daughter.
Unemployed security guard wins N1.6 billion lotto

The unidentified man recently won AUD 5.8 million (N1,610,481,895.34) division of Oz Lotto prize. Photo credit: WA Business News
Source: UGC

“I always say that life could be a dream, and this certainly feels like one. I’m always reading the news about Lotto winners and never thought it could be me.”

According to him, the first person he would to tell about the win was his brother. He said he would share the prize money with family.

He said he had been struggling to buy a house for his brother but will now be able to buy the house for him.

The man said he would also be going back to school to finish his commerce degree and earn how to manage his money.

He added: "My mum will be getting a new car and I’ll buy myself a house and also set up my kids.”

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a pregnant woman was blessed by a stranger who accosted her on the road and gave her $10 000 to take care of herself, her son and the baby she's expecting.

The stranger stopped to asked the woman a few questions and the woman told him she was pregnant, after which he extended the cash gift to her.

The woman, who couldn't believe her eyes, broke down in tears and doubted the Good Samaritan. But the man insisted that he was serious about the gift, after which she accepted it.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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