The National Lottery Operator, ITHUBA says it’s excited to announce that the PowerBall jackpot from Tuesday was won, at yet another massive jackpot of R 114,580,902.70.
This became the first jackpot of over R100 Million for 2020 after 19 rollovers.
The winning ticket was purchased at Victor and Son Corner Café in Rooderpoort, West of Joburg.
The winner, who is not yet known to ITHUBA, spent R5 on the winning ticket, using a manual selection method.
The winning numbers were: 03, 15, 23, 37, 45 and the PowerBall 18.
Ithuba said that the winner has not yet contacted them, but they anticipate that the winner will come claim their winnings very soon.
“With a jackpot of this magnitude, we really hope that the winner will contact us in the coming days. We encourage all players, especially players from Johannesburg and surrounding areas to check their tickets,” said Khensani Mabuza, Corporate Relations Executive at ITHUBA.
She said Ithuba’s winner services department is ready to receive the winner.
“Once we have validated the winning ticket, our first step is to offer them trauma counselling. Becoming R114 Million richer overnight can become overwhelming to anyone who wins, our aim is to help the winner digest the news and enjoy every step of this life changing experience.
“The trauma counselling will be followed by extensive financial advice to assist the winner with their financial planning. This a very important free service we offer to all winners of R50 000 and above to make sure that they invest their monies wisely and ensure the winners are financially healthy and create generational wealth,” said Mabuza.
The winner becomes the fifth highest jackpot winner in the history of the National Lottery, the highest jackpot was won at R232 Million in February 2019.