KwaZulu-Natal Local Bags R12.9m After Hitting Lotto Jackpot

KwaZulu-Natal Local Bags R12.9m After Hitting Lotto Jackpot

- A fortunate KwaZulu-Natal lotto player has just been rewarded for efforts after winning R12.9 million on playing Lotto

- Although it remains unclear if the player is a man or a woman, the National Lottery confirmed on Monday the new R12.9 million winner is from the KZN province

- Taking a look at the reactions from fellow South Africans, many have congratulated the new millionaire, however some are still sceptical if punters do indeed win the Lotto jackpot and it's not a scam

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The province of KwaZulu-Natal has just got a new millionaire after confirmation from the South African National Lottery that the winner has won by playing quick pick.

According to a Facebook post from the body that governs the game in the country, it is unclear if the R12.9 million winner is a male or a female.

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While the new winner’s identity has not been given, congratulatory messages are on the way to the lucky player.

Briefly News is taking a look at some of the reactions and picks up a few to pen this beautiful story of a KZN resident.

@RodneyMatome said:

“Congratulations punter well deserved. Use your winnings wisely.”

@Didi Dingaan said:

“I'm in Cape Town, I may not be the next but I'm the future winner, by faith.”

@Nico Malatji said:

“Why not from Limpopo nyana? You always give Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Western Cape, and Free State. Please bring a power ball jackpot of 95 million to Limpopo. Enough is enough.”
One lucky player from KwaZulu-Natal has just bagged a whopping R12.9m after playing Lotto. image: Twitter
One lucky player from KwaZulu-Natal has just bagged a whopping R12.9m after playing Lotto. image: Twitter
Source: Twitter

@Seeiso Kaekae said:

“He/she deserved to hit the jackpot...R200 spent on a lottery ticket isn't child's play.”

@Gugu Shadung said:

“I will believe lotto exists the day I win it for now I don't.”

@Lawrence Phiri said:

“If it's your day, even one draw you can win just play. Don't expect to win because you will faint.”

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Briefly News also reported that it's said lighting never strikes the same place twice, at least not unless you're one very lucky Mzansi man.

A 57-year old geologist who betted twice on the same numbers in the Lotto Plus has walked away with a double jackpot.

Mzansi social media users were sure to share their thoughts on the unlikely turn of events.

In other news, this website ran a story that everyone dreams of winning the lottery, and for one lucky South African man that happened on a Friday when he won a whopping R60 million in the PowerBall draw.

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