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Someone in SA is R60m richer after bagging the Powerball Plus jackpot

Published Feb 8, 2023


Durban - Someone’s Wednesday just got better after they won the Powerball Plus jackpot of more than R60 million.

The winner will walk away with R60 630 153.30 from the February 7 draw.

The winning numbers are: 11,19, 20, 41,47, and Powerball Plus 20.

Two people who got five numbers correct will take home R97 835.00

National Lottery Ithuba said the Powerball Plus had rolled over 23 times before it was won.

The lottery operator said that since the beginning of January, there has been two PowerBall jackpot winners who, in total, won more than R100m.

A Pretoria woman won more than R72m, through playing on the FNB app, and the other winner won more than R32m, through playing at a retail store.

The 28-year-old call centre agent from Pretoria plans to retire with her R72 989 784 37.

Ithuba said she was one of their youngest winners.

“I will definitely be buying a car that is more aligned with my new life, and I will be buying a house for myself and my family. I also look forward to living a fancy lifestyle,” said the winner.

Ithuba CEO Charmaine Mabuza said the PowerBall Plus jackpot was one of the fastest-growing jackpots.

“As an organisation, we are in the business of creating multimillionaires, and we endeavour to increase the convenience of playing through our banking partners, retailers and e-commerce platform.”

Most of people who won jackpots in 2022 played via the FNB banking app.