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Mauritius: The record jackpot of the lotto goes to three colleagues




Three residents of the north of Mauritius and co-workers won the record jackpot of more than 84 million rupees * brought into play during the Lotto draw last Saturday and were made known last Monday to the responsible of the Mauritian lotto.
 
These three lucky ones validated the winning ticket at a retailer of Beau Champ in the East of the island.
 
"They are birthday numbers which I usually play and I just turned 35 this year. This morning while arriving at work, I told my colleagues that I had 5 matching numbers. So, one of them quickly checked on his turn his tickets which we validated together, "explained one of the winners.
 
The three colleagues are now multimillionaires and share the tidy sum of about 28.1 million rupees.
 
* One euro roughly equivalent to 40 rupees



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