Sportpesa Mega Jackpot has been won. The cash prize that was standing at Ksh208, 733, 619 as per the time of the draw.
It is now emerging that the lucky winner of the Jackpot is a former parliamentary aspirant in last year’s general election, Cosmas Korir. The betting firm announce that the jackpot had been won on 30 September Sunday night but did not reveal the details.
“We have a winner! We are a proud to announce that the Sportpesa Mega Jackpot worth Khs208, 733,619/- has been WON! More to be revealed! Keep it here for the full update,” read a post on its social media accounts.
The Konoin parliamentary aspirant is said to be currently serving as the Director of Agriculture in West Pokot County. The Chief Executive Officer, Ronald Karauri of the giant gaming firm while talking to the winner congratulated Korir on his achievement.
“Congratulations on this achievement. I left home and came to the office and congratulate you. Your life has changed, I will personally meet you soon and we can share tips on how you can use this money wisely,” said Karauri.
It is the fourth time the jackpot is being scooped away by lucky Kenyans with winners having successfully predicted the outcome of 17 football matches correctly. In May last year, Samuel Abisai walked away as the first winner of the prize with Ksh221 milion and a month later three winners shared Ksh115 million. Gordon Ogada was also lucky to win Ks230 million this year.
Cosmas Korir will be unveiled later on by Sportpesa.