Divine intervention: Priest blessed with massive R7.2m lotto win

Divine intervention: Priest blessed with massive R7.2m lotto win

- A priest is thanking God for his R7.2 million lotto win which he shared with a woman from North West

- The pair won R14 million after both manually choosing their numbers and buying a R20 ticket

- The priest and woman wish to keep their identities a secret, he is happy that he can provide for his children

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A priest is counting his blessing all 7.2 million of them after he bagged a massive multi-million rand lotto win.

The holy man from Brakpan has kept his identity a secret of the massive windfall, he is the joint winner with a woman living in the North West who also wants to keep her identity a secret.

They split the R14 million prize which was released on the 24th of October.

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The winning numbers were drawn on the 24th of October. Photo Credit: Facebook/South African National Lottery
The priest was shocked to discover he had won half of R14 million. Photo Credit: Facebook/South African National Lottery
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The two bet the same numbers but what makes it more amazing is that they entered their numbers in manually, and on top of that they both purchased tickets to the value of R20.

The Sowetan reported that the priest thanked God for the win and that he could take care of his children.

The priest said that he was grateful to God for the lottery win and that it had strengthened his faith.

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a man, Samir Mazaham, who hails from the United States, decided to test his luck in the Mega Millions.

He made a small mistake that panned out in the end. The 56-year-old man picked the five winning numbers and was set to walk away with $1 million - which is an estimated R16 million.

However, he accidentally bought an extra ticket with the same numbers on and it ended up doubling his winnings.

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In other news, while the Covid-19 crisis and nationwide lockdown has been a frustrating period for most South Africans, two Gauteng residents will be smiling all the way to the bank. Ithuba has confirmed that the two have won a combined total in excess of R16-million following Saturday's Lotto draw.

The National Lottery operator will be paying R10 546 013.80 to the first winner and R6 304 858.80 to the second.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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