A Rustenberg pensioner stepped forward to claim the R33 million PowerBall PLUS jackpot that was won on Tuesday, 28 June.
PENSIONER WINS POWERBALL
The lucky winner matched the five winning numbers plus the PowerBall with a R30 wager. He opted for the manual selection method and found out that he had won after checking the winning numbers online.
The winning PowerBall numbers were: 09, 12, 28, 29, 50 and PB: 13
The man – who is in his seventies – told national lottery operator Ithuba that he’s been playing the lotto for nine years. The most he’s won before was R80.
The winning ticket on Tuesday was worth R33 107 623,80.
“I am so happy to have won the PowerBall PLUS jackpot, I am going to build houses for my wife and child. Winning this amount will definitely make a big difference in my life,” said the winner.
The pensioner spent most of his life working in the mining industry. Now, he spends his time relaxing and watching television, according to Ithuba.
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