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Cigarette vendor wins P61.3M lotto jackpot

Winner claims fortune in slippers, will buy house and lot, invest in business and save for his child's future
/ 04:17 PM September 29, 2016
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MANILA — The man was wearing slippers when he went home with P62 million last Monday.

A 52-year-old cigarette vendor from Parañaque City won the P61.3 million jackpot in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw last Sept 14.

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That day, he placed a P40 bet.

His winning numbers 08-09-16-19-31-41 were a combination of his cell phone numbers.

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Claiming his P61,337,184 prize at the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office in Mandaluyong City, from PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan, the lone winner in his slippers and t-shirt said he has been betting for two years now, anticipating the possibility of good life for his wife and only child.

The winner also told Balutan he would buy a house and lot, invest in a business and save the rest for his child’s future.  SFM/rga

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