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The lucky player who hit the PowerBall jackpot last Friday, 25 November purchased the winning ticket in Gauteng. Image: File.

Exclusive: PowerBall R135 million jackpot ticket was bought in Gauteng

The lucky player who hit the PowerBall jackpot last Friday, 25 November purchased the winning ticket in Gauteng.

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The lucky player who hit the PowerBall jackpot last Friday, 25 November purchased the winning ticket in Gauteng. Image: File.

The lucky player who hit the PowerBall jackpot last Friday, 25 November purchased the winning ticket in Gauteng.

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Speaking exclusively to The South African website on Tuesday, the player confirmed that he has come forward to collect his winnings.

ITHUBA, the operator of the National Lottery, announced immediately after the draw that one lucky player had scooped the R135 million jackpot.

As reported by The South African website, the win was the eighth-biggest in South African lottery history.

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When asked what he planned on doing with his newly-won fortune, the winner admitted ‘he had not yet decided’ before saying that he would ‘probably buy a new house’.

South Africa’s newest multi-millionaire said he plays the Daily Lotto, Lotto and PowerBall every week – which just goes to prove ‘you’ve got to be in it, to win it’!

He confirmed that despite having won enough money to retire comfortably, he planned on continuing to play each week.

Will lightning strike twice? Watch this space!

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As with every lottery winner of R50 000 or more, a team of financial advisors and psychologists will be made available to offer the winner advice on a series of portfolio investment opportunities as well as trauma counselling. 

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Monday: Daily Lotto

Tuesday: Daily Lotto + PowerBall and PowerBall Plus

Wednesday: Daily Lotto + Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2

Thursday: Daily Lotto

Friday: Daily Lotto + PowerBall and PowerBall Plus

Saturday: Daily Lotto + Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2

Sunday: Daily Lotto

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