Gauteng retail store worker became an instant multi-millionaire after scooping R31.6 million.
Not watching the live draw, the winner was not aware of her new found-fortune. As a result she woke up the next day going about her usual day. She later found out out the win when she went to visit the same store where she bought the R15 lottery winning ticket.
Filled with anxiety and disbelief her thought to check the ticket throughout the day which she kept safe in the wallet. She double-checked her ticket at least once every hour. The surprise has seemed to big to keep to herself, so she confided in her brother, he was the only person she shared her good news with.
“I didn’t know whether to cry or scream, I just didn’t believe what I was seeing.”
She has recently won R4 500 in one of the lottery games, blissfully unaware that she would later be a jackpot millionairess. She’s regularly spends between R70 and R100 every month on lottery tickets, using different numbers playing the Lotto, LottoPlus and Powerball games as she is a regular player.
The mother of two planned to buy a new home and car with some of her winnings. She also plans to travel and use some of the money to as a start-up capital for her own business.