- A young woman from Groblersdal in Limpopo is the lucky winner of R50 million from the PowerBall plus jackpot
- The 28-year-old was a general worker but has been struggling to find employment since 2016 and as such has been living off her mother's salary
- She revealed her emotions after winning and shared her plans to spend the insane amount of money
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An unemployed woman from Limpopo has come forward as the R50 million PowerBall Plus jackpot that was drawn two weeks ago. The 28-year-old is a former general worker who hails from Groblersdal.
Reports state that the lady has been battling to find work since 2016 and replying on her mothers "small income". The unnamed woman revealed that she played the PowerBall thanks to her boyfriend's encouragement.
Explaining her emotions, she said that she is scared and happy at the same time. She also feels overwhelmed due to her mixed emotions.
According to TimesLIVE, the young lady revealed that she wants to use the money to assist her mother and partner's mom. Ithuba CEO Charmaine Mabuza stated that they are offering the woman counselling as well as financial advice - at no cost.
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A post on social media gained tons of responses from Saffas about the lady's win, check it out below:
Read some of the responses below:
@VistaNob responded with:
"Lotto has its own target market. The unemployed, security guards, cleaners, garden boys, petrol attendants, etc. How convenient."
"She must take the money to the nearest police station."
"People from Limpopo are notorious for winning the lotto. Another from Limpopo has won the Lotto twice."
Powerball: SA rushes to buy tickets for R125m draw, shares hilarious posts about spending it
In other lotto news, Briefly News reported that SA lottery shared a post on Twitter that the total estimated jackpots for the Powerball (at the time) was a whopping R125 million. The lucky winner will be an instant millionaire and the thought of having that disposable money has Mzansi going wild.
South Africans are sharing their ideas for what the insane amount of cash could be used for. Some are humble, revealing that the money will be spent on education or other serious matters while others simply want a fancy car or luxury holiday.
What they do with their money is their prerogative, however, some responses were quite funny.
Source: Briefly News