- A man from southern China won a whopping 219 million yuan (N13 billion) on the lottery and kept it a secret
- The man claims to have kept the news from his family out of the fear of money changing their character
- He donated a large sum to charity and has not yet decided what he will be doing with the rest of his winnings
The first thing most people would do after winning a fat sum of money would be to spoil their loved ones, right?
While not a man from southern China who won 219 million yuan (N13 billion) in the lottery.
Often when people from humble beginnings win large amounts of money, they go gaga and end up wasting a lot of it on silly things, and this was exactly the big winners' fear.
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Times LIVE reported that the man, identified only as Mr Li, kept his winnings to himself so that his family could continue to work hard and appreciate everything they got.
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“I didn’t tell my wife and child, for fear that they would be too complacent and would not work or work hard in the future,” the man told a publication.
Being the humble and responsible man that he is, Mr. Li donated 5 million yuan (N310 million) to a worthy charity and has kept the rest, undecided on what he will do with it.
Masked singer wins N4m with his last 2k
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a masked artiste had won N4 million with his last 2k.
Taking to Twitter, the masked singer named Anonymous9ja shared the winning slip and revealed he placed the bet with his last 2k.
To mark the feat, Anonymous9ja stated that he'd commence a giveaway to fans of N1 million.
He marvelled that the win came at a time he had almost given up on his music career due to financial limitations.
"Almost gave up with no funds to push my music. I used my last 2k to win 4.2M. Giving out 1M to the street kindly retweet and drop your Aza. Please check out my song ‘Boys2men’ by Anonymous9ja."