From cook to restaurateur: Cavite man bags P15.7-M lotto jackpot
A cook from Cavite province has claimed his share of the P47.1 million jackpot prize in the Dec. 3 6/45 mega lotto draw.
The 37-year-old single father was one of the three winners who picked the winning number combination of 05-23-28-11-14-09. He collected more than P15.7 million.
The two other winners from Paete, Laguna and San Mateo, Rizal have yet to claim their own share of the jackpot.
According to Jose Ferdinand M. Rojas II, acting chair and general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), the winner from Cavite told him that he has been betting on the lotto for 19 years. He took the winning numbers from his and his son’s birthdays and bought just one ticket.
The winner who claimed his prize on Friday afternoon at the PCSO head office in Mandaluyong City said that he would use the money to buy a house and lot, open a restaurant of his own and put aside some of it for his son’s education. Jovic Yee
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