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Winners Stories

Winners Stories (15)

$10 000-winning grandpa wants more!

Written by Thursday, 23 August 2018 00:00;
63-year-old bus driver, Emmanuel Kakweza, has won $10 000 after scratching a $1 Strike and Win card which is amongst the array of scratch card products offered by Africa Lotto. Mr. Kakweza says he is encouraged to keep trying his luck for a much bigger jackpot. “I will also stop when I win this,” Glen View resident Kakweza said, pointing to a promotional banner in the Karigamombe branch, which showed a previous lucky punter winning $200 000. “I also want that $200 000 now. Then I can stop.” This is by miles the biggest pay cheque won by Kakweza since he started playing the scratch-card two years ago. “Before it was $5, $10, and perhaps the odd $100 winnings. I’m over the moon, son, and I owe Africa Lotto a huge amount of gratitude.” The father of eight and grandfather to several grandchildren has been a gambler since his youthful days, but he says he is pretty new to the Africa Lotto scratch-card, which he reckons is much more winnable. “This one is easier than yekunyora iya. I encourage fellow punters to put their money on this one.” Kakweza’s win was from a stake of a dollar, and he says he sent one of his younger sons to buy the winning scratch-card. “I called my best friend and fellow punter Promise Maziwisa after I won, and he obviously is extremely happy for me. I just haven’t decided on how to use the money, I will sit down with my family and plan. But being a driver, I think I will invest in the transport business.”

Eight tips to help you win the lottery

Written by Wednesday, 13 December 2017 00:00;
If you want to boost your chance of winning the lottery, here are the nine helpful tips to increase your winnings. 1. To increase your probability of winning, you need to buy more tickets. But the downside of this is that you may need to spend lots of money to win a price. The worth of your winnings may not be fully compensated because of the high investment you put in buying tickets. This was proven by an Australian firm who try this trick in a local lottery. But then again, buying more lottery ticket may help improve your chances of winning. 2. Form a lottery syndicate where you gather money from lottery players. This means you get more tickets and lottery numbers which means you will all have better chance of hitting the jackpot. The downside is, you may have to share the jackpot price with many people. But maybe, you will not complain if your group won $500 million dollar and you have to divide it between 10 winners! If you don’t want to spend a fortune, playing a lottery syndicate will increase your odds of winning. 3. Don’t choose consecutive numbers. For example, if you play a lottery with five winning numbers and you have to choose until numbers 55. The total numbers must be between 104 and 176. Studies have shown that 70% of lottery jackpots have sums that fall in this range. 4. Don’t choose a number that falls in the same number group or ending with a similar digit. Although, there is a possibility that you may win, but the probability is very low. 5. Look for more unpopular games played at odd times. Don’t go for lottery games that always have a winner try to explore other unpopular games. Most likely, people will all go to that lottery game, so your chance of winning is lesser. Go to the less popular, with lesser game player, so your odd of winning is higher. Better if you will play less popular lottery games with fewer players, so you will have less competition. 6. Some people tend to play lotto based from the numbers of their birthday, or the birthday of a family member. If this happens, you will usually get more numbers from 1 to 31, as this corresponds to the days in the calendar method. If you choose numbers above 31, this may not increase your chance of winning but it can boost your probability of not sharing the prize with anyone. 7. Keep in mind that every number in the lottery has an equal probability of being chosen as the winning number. There is no software that could predict the exact winning number. But you can increase your chance of not splitting the jackpot price if you use the not so common number. 8. Play the right games. There are many kinds of lottery games that you could play, like Quick 10, Power Play etc I hope you found these 8 tips and tricks useful. Now you can better your chances of winning the lottery. In case you missed it, you can now play the lotto on your mobile phone, just dial *515#. (For Econet subscribers only)

Scratch card pays off big with $1 000 landing in Bernard Chiriro's pocket.

Written by Monday, 11 December 2017 00:00;
What pure, and thrilling luck. Who would have thought it's so easy to win a $1 000! And from scratching a little card, that you bought for a dollar. Mr Bernard Chiriro is incredibly lucky, or maybe it's just that easy. You can't know without playing though. So how about you head over to one of our branches and get yourself a scratch card, maybe you could win more - possibly $10 000. Better yet, you could play the lotto on your mobile phone right now; dial *515# and start playing to win. Anyways, back to our winner. On Saturday Mr Chiriro, bought himself a Watora Mari Scratch card, at the branch in Robson Manyika, and won himself $1 000. Congratulations Mr Chiriro, we look forward to doing business with you again. Take a chance and play the lotto, you never know, you could be our next winner.

Home Remodeler Bags $10 Million Instant Ticket Prize

Written by Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00;
A residential remodeler from the town of Clay, stopped by the Stewart’s Shop on Morgan Road in Liverpool, to cash a $50 winner and try his luck on a $30 instant ticket. He was merely coming home from Easter dinner then when his life changed. Since David Kowalski plays the lottery regularly, he thought he’d take a chance on one $10,000,000 Cash instant ticket and still have $20 left from his winnings. But by the time he had scratched the ticket, he had way more than that. He just knew he won something big when multiplier 50X was revealed. When the amount to be multiplied appeared, it was $200,000. He did mental math and realized that he had won the top prize of $10,000,000! You too could be a winner!All you need is to choose 12 numbers from 1 to 24 and you have a chance to win the jackpot of $25,000. Draws are done daily at 7:45pm and results are instant on our Website or Facebook pages. Remember Match 0 and you win a jackpot of $10,000. We will pay you for not matching any numbers. It doesn't get easier than that. GET PLAYING NOW!! Log onto www.africalotto.co.zw

Man Receives $200,000 “Birthday Gift” From The Lottery

Written by Wednesday, 03 May 2017 00:00;
Many people would say they’d want cash if asked what they wanted for their birthday. A young man from South Carolina USA got his wish and then some when he won $200,000 off an instant ticket game that only launched two months ago! Seeing that he had some extra money, Dale Curtis decided to buy a 20X The Cash scratch-off ticket at the Campus Store on North Main Street in Boiling Springs. When he scratched the $5 ticket off, the top prize of $200,000 was revealed. He thought he was just seeing things and had to ask the clerk to verify his win. Now he has gone to the lottery offices after which he received $139,003 net of all taxes. The 21-year old says it is quite a nice present and will use it to take a trip to Myrtle Beach with his mom. You too can be a winner with Africalotto if you play our new and exciting DAILY GAME. Remember all you need to do is to choose 12 numbers from 1 to 24 and you have a chance to win the jackpot of $25,000. Draws are done daily at 7:45pm. GET PLAYING NOW!!

Canadian Couple Lands Lotto 6/49 Jackpot For Third Big Win

Written by Monday, 10 April 2017 00:00;
Thrice is a charm indeed for this Canadian Couple that landed a Lotto 6/49 Jackpot For the third time.The couple had previously won CAD$128,000 back in 1989, then a CAD$100,000 prize in 2010, but carried on playing and have now been rewarded with an incredible seven-figure windfall of CAD$8.1 million /(£4.9 million) . Barbara was the first to find out about the latest win, and called her husband straight away. She explained to reporters: “He didn’t answer, so I waited five minutes and tried again. That time, he picked up and I said, ‘I’ve done it again’.” Speaking of their plans for the future, Barbara added: “Family comes first - we want to make sure that our daughters and our grandkids are looked after.” The happy couple, from Alberta in Western Canada, also intend to use some of the winnings to go travelling and move home. Douglas said: “Barbara wants a new house, so she’ll get one.” You too could be a jackpot winner with Africalotto, play our 6/42 bonus lotto and be in the running to win upto $50 000 jackpot prize. Live draws are on every Wednesday and Saturdays

ANOTHER POWERPLAY WINNER!!

Written by Monday, 24 October 2016 00:00;
Congratulations to our recent $500 Powerplay winner Paul Muwoni from Hatfield.He bought his $0.50 ticket at Africabet Rezende and matched 11 numbers!You too can be a winner if you play with the REAL LOTTO...

Man wins Lotto fortune after rude customer pushes in front of him in queue - calls it 'good karma'

Written by Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:00;
A calm temperament really paid off! Most people get angry if someone pushes in front of them in a queue. Imagine waiting patiently in line for a train ticket , only for someone to barge in front of you, seemingly oblivious to any etiquette whatsoever. So much stress. But let's try to keep cool. One man did, and his calm demeanor paid off in a big way. His fine temperament made him a millionaire . Wishing to remain anonymous, the New Zealand man won $1 million in the Lottery .As he queued at his local shop in Tauranga on the north island, another customer cut in front of him. But as he wasn't in a rush, he told the New Zealand Herald that he decided against challenging the impatient shopper's rudeness.He just picked up his Lotto ticket a minute or so later and casually walked away.And then won $1 million. "I wasn't in any hurry, so I just let them go ahead and didn't say anything," he told the paper. "I guess good karma pays off - if that hadn't happened, they might have had the winning ticket not me."

Call it fate:Extraordinary stories behind winning the lottery

Written by Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00;
Derek Ladner, a Lotto jackpot winner from Cornwall, always played the same numbers. One day he couldn't quite remember if he’d bought a ticket or not, so he popped out to play – just in case. It turned out he had played twice and won not one but two shares of the jackpot, banking £958,284.

Call it fate:Extraordinary stories behind winning the lottery

Written by Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00;
EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle (now Millionaire Maker) winner Aaron Smith and his family invented an unusual game over Christmas: pretending that they’d won the lottery. Little did Aaron realise that, as his family toasted each other with Champagne and posted mock-winner photos on Facebook, he had actually won – and had a million-pound ticket in his pocket.

Story of the week

Written by Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:00;
“Wow wow wow is all I can say! Remember how I always buy lunchtime Scratch-Off ticket? Have I said? Maybe did not say? Well, every Friday, to reward self for good week, I stop at store near home, treat self to Butterfinger, plus Scratch-Off ticket. Sometimes, if hard week, two Butterfingers. Sometimes, if very hard week, three Butterfingers. But, if three Butterfingers, no Scratch-Off. But Friday won ten grand!! On Scratch-Off! Dropped both Butterfingers, stood there holding dime used to scratch, mouth hanging open. Kind of reeled into magazine rack. Guy at register took ticket, read ticket, and said, Winner! Guy righted magazine rack, shook my hand. Raced home on foot, forgetting car. Raced back for car. Halfway back, thought, what the heck, raced home on foot. Pam raced out, said, and where is the car? Showed her Scratch-Off ticket. She stood stunned in yard. Are we rich now? Thomas said, racing out, dragging Ferber by collar. Not rich, Pam said. Richer, I said. Richer, Pam said. Damn. All began dancing around yard, Ferber looking witless at sudden dancing, then doing dance of own, by chasing own tail.” Go ahead and get your scratch card from as little as 50c and you could also be richer.

POWERPLAY WEEKLY PAYOUTS

Written by Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:00;
A total of $4860 was paid out to our Power Play winners just last week. Congratulations to the winners!!! You too can be a winner is you play our new and exciting DAILY GAME. Remember all you need is to choose 12 numbers from 1 to 24 and you have a chance to win the jackpot of $25,000. Draws are done daily at 7:45pm and results are instant on our website or facebook pages. Remember Match 0 and you win a jackpot of $10,000. We will pay you for not matching any numbers. It doesn't get easier than that. GET PLAYING NOW!!
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