PETALING JAYA: A total of 53 millionaires were created so far this year through lottery games.
As of September, seven punters won a total of RM161.15 million from Sports Toto.
“Toto 4D Jackpot is the most popular Sports Toto jackpot game,” Sports Toto Malaysia senior manager of communication Giam Say Khoon said.
“Starting at a minimum of RM2 million for Jackpot 1 and RM100,000 for Jackpot 2, whereas the jackpot amount for every jackpot game will continue to accumulate starting from the minimum jackpot until it is won.
“Our lotto game Supreme 6/58 offers the largest jackpot at a minimum of RM8,888,888.
“This is followed by Power Toto 6/55 with a minimum jackpot of RM3 million and Star Toto 6/50 with a minimum jackpot of RM1,188,888 for Jackpot 1 and RM100,000 for Jackpot 2.”
A housewife from Luyang, Kota Kinabalu, won the RM41.45 million Supreme Toto 6/58 jackpot on Aug 21.
Her set of winning numbers (1, 9, 12, 17, 28 & 38) was derived from a combination of some auspicious numbers and the birthdays of her family members.
Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd has created seven millionaires through its lottery brand Da Ma Cai so far this year, with the largest amount won being RM14 million.
But it is the sweepstake games that produced the most number of millionaires.
This year alone, there have been 26 millionaires created through Pan Malaysian Sweeps Sdn Bhd’s Big Sweep lucky draws nationwide.
The largest amount won this year was RM3.7 million.
All surpluses from Big Sweep are donated to the Yu Cai Foundation, a charity organisation supporting education.
As for Magnum 4D, 13 punters became millionaires this year after winning 4D Jackpot 1.
The largest amount won was RM33 million.