Published: May 8, 2024

Lottery Magic strikes in Mauritius where twenty people won the national lotto jackpot


A first in the history of the Lottery since this popular entertainment game was launched in Mauritius 15 years ago.

A remarkable page was written in golden letters in the history of the Lottery. No fewer than twenty winners experienced what could be called the euphoria of a jackpot. This is an event that will forever be etched in the annals of Lottotech.

 It all happened during Draw No. 1016, held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, when the machine picked the balls bearing the numbers 5, 10, 15, 25, 30, and 40 as the winning combination. Thus, each of the 20 grand prize winners won Rs 1,755,873.00.   Better than Powerball in America.   Since yesterday morning, the atmosphere at Lottotech has been electric, and the joy is indescribable.

“We are pleasantly surprised and happy for the twenty jackpot winners. This is an extraordinary phenomenon in the world of lotteries, even surpassing the 18 winners of the Powerball in America, and it puts us on par with the South African Lottery, which also had 20 grand prize winners with the numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 not too long ago.

We have proof that the Lottery is magical. We thank everyone who contributes to writing this beautiful page in the history of the Lottery. To those who dream of achieving it, we wish you good luck,” said Moorghen Veeramootoo, CEO of Lottotech.

Over Rs 290 Million Won Since January Since the beginning of the year, the number of grand prize jackpot winners, combining draws from the Lottery and Lottery Plus, has reached thirty, distributing a colossal sum of over Rs 140 million among these fortunate winners.

In total, across all categories, Rs 294.8 million have been won since January, benefiting over 1.4 million lucky people in the country and in Rodrigues.

"This year, luck seems to have struck with unprecedented intensity. In just four months, we have already surpassed the annual average of 20 to 30 jackpot winners. This is a record that speaks to the ongoing magic created by the Lottery, even after fifteen years of existence," adds Mr. Veeramootoo.

Fortune has brought joy to players in several regions, including Rodrigues, which has naturally sparked a wave of celebrations for all the families visited by Lady Luck. A special tribute is given to the 19 retailers, Lottotech's distinguished partners. Fully playing their roles as ambassadors of luck, they have also written their own chapter in the history of the Lottery by helping transform the lives of Mauritians and Rodriguesians. What else can we say except that the happiness of the players is also the happiness of our retailers! 5, 10, 15, 25, 30, and 40 or Mathematical Rigor.

It cannot be said enough: "Life is full of coincidences. However, destiny often has its course." The 20 jackpot winners will certainly find this quote from the famous British author, Thomas Hardy ("Far from the Madding Crowd" - a book known to Mauritians), true. Because for once, the machine blessed the numbers 5, 10, 15, 25, 30, and 40. These numbers demonstrate a mathematical rigor that forms the core of destiny. Once again, chance and luck have made things work out beautifully. Certainly in the Lottery!

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