Ithuba has announced its latest jackpot winner of the Lotto Plus mega million jackpot of R26 million that was won on Wednesday night. The winner, who has not yet claimed their winnings, bought their ticket in the Free State and is the 7th jackpot winner from the province.
They purchased at RM Bottle Store in Henneman for R15 and selected their own six numbers. Now they have become the country’s latest multimillionaire. The winner is yet to come forward and claim their newly found millions.
Free State people seem to have a problem of buying these tickets and completely forgetting about them. Ithuba has urged another player from the province to come forward and claim their winning ticket of R9.4 million.
The draw for this ticket was February 24, 2017. This winning ticket was a Quick Pick ticket bought at the Post Office in Ficksburg.
All winners have 365 days to claim before their tickets expire. Prizes up to R2 000 can be claimed at any retailer, whereas winnings between R2 000 and R50 000 need to be redeemed at the Post Office. Prizes valued at over R50 000 can be claimed at any of the Ithuba regional offices.
“Ithuba congratulates the Lotto Plus winner and encourages all players to spend their winnings wisely, ensuring they make use of all the winner’s services available. Once a winner has come forward to claim their winnings, they receive financial advice and planning from Ithuba as well as emotional counselling which aims to assist the winners with their new financial statuses.”