University Student Wins R1.1 Million After Betting With R12: “I Froze in Disbelief”

University Student Wins R1.1 Million After Betting With R12: “I Froze in Disbelief”

  • A university student named Christian is R1.1 million richer after winning a bet
  • The engineering student raked in the millions after staking with R12 on a bet slip comprising 30 games
  • He disclosed that he would take time to think through his plans for the money, but he would use part of it to continue betting

A university student is celebrating a massive win after placing a bet and walking away with a staggering R1.1 million.

Photo of Christian collecting the dummy cheque.
Christian used R12 to place the bet and won R1.1 million. Photo: Nile Post
Source: UGC

The lucky student, who chose to be identified as Christian, revealed that he carefully crafted a bet slip comprising 30 games, each selected to maximize his chances of winning.

Christian couldn't believe his eyes

According to the Nile Post, Christian has been a regular punter, but this time, he decided to go big and bet on 30 games.

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The lucky man used R12 to place the bet, predicting no penalties in all the 30 games selected.

"I was in disbelief when I realized my stake had won me R1.1 million" the engineering student told journalists.

Christian said he plans to continue placing bets when asked if he would stop betting after this huge win.

Christian plans to continue betting

Brand ambassador and singer Diana Namukwaya, popularly known as Spice Diana, presented the cheque to the winner.

Diana praised the new millionaire, indicating that he was one of the company's highest winners whose effort had been rewarded.

"I am going home to rest and plan what to do with the money I have won, but I will use part of the money to place another bet," Christian added.

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Boy who gambled school fees writes to betting company, demands refund

In other gambling-related stories, Briefly News shared the story about a 16-year-old boy who used his school fees to bet on sports. The young boy regrets his decision because he lost. He sent a message to the betting company, pleading with them to refund him the R760 he threw away.

The betting company reminded the boy that any money staked in a bet is non-refundable if the person loses. Netizens were in stitches while telling him to rethink his choices next time.

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