Lottery Jackpot worth R87 Million unclaimed in South Africa.

Ithuba nationl lottery had validated a ticket that was purchased in Limpopo.
R20 was the amount used to purchase the winning ticket at a filling station in Mokopane‚ this is reported to be the fourth-biggest cash prize in the history of the lottery in South Africa. Natinol Lottory

John Mphosi a Businessman‚ who bought a winning ticket at the national lottery says he bought his ticket hours before the live draw.
Counseling treatment is offered to jackpot winners to help them cope with the stress anxiety that comes with their newfound multimillion status – in most cases history has shown that not all winners enjoy life to the fullest.

On 8 April 2000 Batsirayi Mupfawi won a fortune‚ worked for 15 years as a chauffeur for golfer Ernie Els’ manager Nick Frangos‚ Batsirayi Mupfawi spending R5 on a lottery ticket‚ reported the Sunday Times. He bought a R1.6-million home and spoiled his family to a holiday in Disneyland.
He also ran his own cross-border trucking company‚ he gathered a numberof debts and one of his flats was auctioned. He said at the time‚ he was far better than some lottery winners whose ended in tears. “I have read so many stories about Lotto winners who died early‚” he said.

Famous lottery winners that are known for their misfortune‚ reported by the Sunday Times included:

– South Africa’s first lottery jack-pot winner‚ who walk away with a pocketed amount of R14-million‚ produced a sum of debts in the past years; win in the UK lottery

– Man called William Post‚ who won more than R780-million in a US Jack-pot draw in 1998‚ only to end up living on a social grant afterwards a relative‚ hired a hit man to kill him and then sued him;

– Jason Canterbury‚ from the South African Cape Flats‚ who won around R6.7-million lottery money in 2003 at the age of 18. A few years ago‚ he was sentenced to 28 years in jail for murder while trying to maintain his criminal and drug lifestyle after losing his lottery jack-pot winnings.

– Winner by the name of Jeffrey Dampier‚ who died after his 1986 US lottery winnings of R134-million. His sister-in-law‚ who planned to kill him so that she could inherit his winnings‚ she was later sentenced to life in prison for his murder.