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Cigarette vendor now smokin’ rich

/ 01:55 AM September 30, 2016

The man was wearing slippers when he went home richer by P62 million.

A 52-year-old cigarette vendor from Parañaque City won the jackpot in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Sept. 14, according to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

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The lucky bettor spent a mere P40 for the ticket that picked the winning combination 8-9-16-19-31-41, which he said were based on his mobile phone numbers.

PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan said the vendor arrived in slippers and a T-shirt when he claimed his P61,337,184 prize on Monday at the PCSO in Mandaluyong City.

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His immediate plan is to buy a house and lot for his wife and their lone child, and start a business, Balutan said.

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TAGS: Alexander Balutan, Cigarette, cigarette vendor, lotto, Mandaluyong City, PCSO, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
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