Miracles happen every now and then, and a grandmother in Gauteng can tell an amazing story after becoming South Africa’s latest millionaire overnight. On Wednesday the grandmother of five bought a ticket for only R40 and managed the hit the winning numbers that were 2, 18, 20, 22, 32, 43 and 46 – and managed to win the jackpot of R56 999 178 from the national lottery. According to Ithuba spokesperson Busiswe Koloi, the grandmother had chosen the numbers herself at a Kwikspar in Germiston, Gauteng on Wednesday the 24th of October. The same evening she was watching television with her daughters and found out she managed to win the amazing jackpot.
The upcoming day the 63-year-old went straight to Sandton to visit the Ithuba offices to get her well-deserved winnings. According to the news we received, Ithuba has offered the grand both financial and legal advice to make sure she invest the money properly to secure her and her grandkids future. It’s a lot of money to suddenly receive such a huge amount can be difficult to comprehend.
African Betting Guide wants to congratulate on the winnings and we wish her a beautiful year – and future!
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The name is Ayanda, born and raised Zulu, South African. I’m a student at Stellenbosch university and part time writer for African Betting Guide. Sports is my passion and journalism drive, whether it be football, rugby, cricket or golf. My focus is on current sports news such as hot games, transfers and current players.