Limpopo Student Wins Record-breaking R66-million Powerball Jackpot

A student from Limpopo has won the largest ever Powerball jackpot, worth R66 million

A student from Limpopo, South Africa, has had his life forever changed after winning a staggering R66-million Powerball jackpot on Friday.

The lucky winner, whose identity remains undisclosed, collected his winnings on Monday, according to lottery operator iThuba.

Describing the winner as a young gentleman who pursued higher education, iThuba revealed that he had bet his ticket using the Capitec banking app and opted for a quick pick selection. The winning numbers matched perfectly during the draw, making him the largest Powerball jackpot winner this year.

With his newfound fortune, the student plans to fulfill his dreams of local holidays and potentially embarking on his first overseas travel adventure.

The R66-million jackpot marks the first significant Powerball win on the Capitec banking platform in 2023.

Charmaine Mabuza, the CEO of iThuba, expressed her excitement for the winner, stating that he now has endless possibilities and newfound financial freedom.

She also emphasized that the winnings are tax-free.

In addition to the life-changing prize money, iThuba provides free financial and trauma counseling services to all winners of R50,000 or more.

This support aims to assist winners during the transition and ensure they receive the necessary guidance and assistance.

Source: SundayWorld


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