Daily News Update: 2020 strikes again… this time it’s PowerBall
For the first time in South African Lotto history, a set of consecutive winning numbers came up, including the PowerBall. They were 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 - and the PowerBall, 10. Picture: National Lottery/Facebook
What’s the chances of hitting the winning numbers like ducks in a row? PowerBall madness and a selection of news from The Citizen – More news, your way.
On Tuesday night, something most unusual happened in the PowerBall draw. On the other hand, this is the year 2020, so one shouldn’t be too surprised at most things any more.
Nevertheless, most of the country must’ve raised a collective eyebrow at Tuesday night’s PowerBall winning numbers. And it wasn’t just at the eye-watering jackpot prize of R119 million, that’s for sure.
For the first time in South African Lotto history, a set of consecutive winning numbers came up, including the PowerBall. They were 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 – and the Powerball, 10.
For 20 South Africans, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 means almost six million reasons why your 2020 just got better while the rest up us have 30 more days to endure: The massive jackpot, once divvied up, means each winner walks away with R5 688 468.21.
Below are some highlights from The Citizen’s daily news coverage:
England batsman Dawid Malan was in sensational form on Tuesday night in Cape Town, powering his way to 99 not out as he led his team to a convincing win against South Africa in the third T20 match at Newlands. Picture: Getty Images
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