Cape Town – A 69-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man, who recently retired as a salesman, reportedly became a multi-millionaire after he won the R35.1 million Lotto Plus 1 jackpot.
According to IOL, the win was from the December 1 draw and the winning numbers were: 1, 29, 36, 40, 42, 45 and the bonus ball 31.
“This is really unexpected, I am truly surprised. It came at the right time, since it is December and all the festivities are beginning.
“As I have just found out, I need time to let this sink in, I have no immediate major plans for my winnings,” the man told the National lottery operator Ithuba.
A Times Live report said the winner was a devoted family man who enjoyed time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
The ticket was purchased via the Absa banking app and using the quick pick selection with a wager of R100, the report said.
The man became the second pensioner in KZN to become a multimillionaire in just a few weeks.
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