PETALING JAYA – A 50-year-old Singaporean won RM24.3 million when her winning set of numbers hit the Supreme Toto 6/58 jackpot on Jan 4.
She won RM24,330,366,50 with a RM4 ticket which she bet on 2 sets of Lotto numbers.
Claiming her winnings a week later at the Sports Toto head office in Kuala Lumpur, the housewife said that her uncle informed her that she had won following the draw.
“I live in Singapore but I do ask my uncle, who lives in Johor to buy the Lotto numbers for me.
“I will give some money to my uncle to buy some numbers for me when I visit him in Malaysia. I do not bet regularly and the winning set of numbers (19, 20, 23, 50, 53, 54) is my favourite numbers which I bought for 4 years,” she told Sports Toto.
The winner added that she intends to reward her uncle for buying the numbers and that the prize money would be used as her children’s education fund.
Her winnings were part of RM56 million worth of Sports Toto jackpots which had been won by various individuals since Christmas eve.
The cascading feature of Toto 4D jackpot saw five winners walk away with the RM10,420,860.80 Toto 4D Jackpot 2 on Dec 24; while four winners shared RM1,406,384.90 Toto 4D Jackpot 2 on Jan 7 and six winners shared the RM9,477,739.55 Toto 4D Jackpot 2 on Jan 8.
The minimum jackpot for Toto4D Jackpot 2 is RM100,000. Cascading takes place when the Toto4D Jackpot 1 hits RM30 million. The amount in excess of RM20 million shall cascade and be added to the Toto 4D Jackpot 2 if there is no Jackpot 1 winner for that draw.
Meanwhile, the Power Toto (6/55) had also created two millionaires from Sarawak and Selangor, who won RM6,689,972.05 on Dec 24 and RM3,551,156 on Jan 4 respectively.