The National Lottery Operator, ITHUBA is pleased to confirm that the R43 million PowerBall plus Jackpotwinner has claimed his winnings, from the Friday draw 05 March 2021. The winning lottery ticket was purchased on the Nedbank Banking App with a ticket wager of R22.50 and , the winner used a QuickPick selection method.
The winner told ITHUBA that he was planning to involve his family in matters of his new fortunes:
“I want to enjoy my winnings with my family”, said the cheerful winner. “My father and I have our own family business and some of the money will go towards expanding and growing the company. This will also allow me to create jobs within my community. The winner added that the magnitude of his winnings are beyond what he has ever dreamt of. “This is honestly something I never expected”.
Group CEO of ITHUBA, Charmaine Mabuza said ITHUBA’s partnerships with banks are yielding positive results. “We are happy to announce another banking app jackpot winner. Since 2015, over R1.3 Billion in winnings has been paid to banking channel winners. Our innovation as ITHUBA is always motivated by our players, we want to offer players as much convenience as possible. The partnership with Banks provides our players with the convenience of playing Lottery games from anywhere, anytime on trusted platforms of their choice”, said Mabuza.
The winner added, “as a father of three young kids, something very important to me is for my children to get the best education, I will save a portion of my winnings to be able to give them the opportunity to go university one day make their dreams become a reality.”
The lucky winner becomes the second BIG jackpot winner from Limpopo within the first three months of this year, following the R51 Million PowerBall winner from the 2 March draw. The winning numbers from that draw were: 10, 12,21,27,43 and the PowerBall Plus 15.
ITHUBA offers winners of R50 000 and above trauma counseling and extensive financial advice.