28 February 2020 | Friday
KUALA LUMPUR | A young man from Johor won RM3.5mil after one of the 50 Big Sweep Draw tickets he purchased matched the first prize and jackpot number.
Pan Malaysian Sweeps Sdn Bhd in a statement on Friday (Feb 28) said the man in his 30s bought the tickets in Taman Pelangi Johor Baru.
"The lucky winner was attending a company dinner during Chap Goh Meh, which was the Thaipusam day, too.
"He won a RM500 ang pow during the lucky draw session, due to this, while his colleague and him were approached by the ticket seller, he bought 50 Big Sweep tickets," said the statement.
The man came to know that one of the tickets that he had purchased matched the first prize (6483507) and jackpot number - seven - on the next day after the Big Sweep Draw result was announced.
"He won a fabulous sum of RM3.5mil (first prize RM3mil + Jackpot RM500,000, and shared prize with third prize).
"In addition to this, the other 49 tickets matched the front number four of the first prize, 6483 and won another RM4,900 (RM100 x 49 tickets)," it stated.
It also said the second prize (4630431) was sold in Klang, Selangor with winnings of RM1mil.
"The third prize was sold through a selling agent who has a few ticket sellers working for him in Petaling Jaya, Damansara and Puchong."