She officially won $500,000 playing the draw aired on Thursday, July 2, where the winning numbers were 30, 14, 28, 13 and 3. On Tuesday she collected her prize at the Princess Hotel and Casino – a cool $425,000 after taxes.
As you can imagine, she is happy beyond belief and aims to put the money to good use – buying her own house and putting her grandson through college.
The program features multiple street challenges and promotions for smaller sums but the main attraction is the big draw for half a million dollars, the biggest static prize in Belizean lottery history.
Viewers can either purchase a chance on their cell phones or paper tickets at their nearest retailer.
Photo courtesy of Channel 5.
© 2015, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.
Patrickjonesbelize.com is a Belizean online news agregator and blog that is owned by the Belize Media Group. The site offers breaking news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture and local news on Belize.