Uganda’s betting history has been rewritten after hitting the highest win ever on a single ticket, Shs 1,000,000,000. What an amazing win!
The winning ticket number for this UGX 1 Billion record is 3033712614769999
This win now whitewashes Uganda’s top five wins; Shs 632,000,000, 500,000,000, 424,889,280, 408,980,448 and 308,491,744 that had stood in positions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 respectively. Most interestingly, all these top six winners won with Fortebet.
His bets were on 1 (home wins), 2 (away wins), both teams to score-Yes and X2 (away team to win or draw) with simple odds like 1.36, 1.41…and the highest being 2.22, 2.48 and 2.68.
This Shs 1,000,000,000 winner received his money on Wednesday at Fortebet head office in Kampala.
In an exclusive interview with the Daily Express, the winner, who is a farmer said, “This is the first time I am winning. I have come very near to winning this billion by 3 times, losing by 1 or 2 teams. I am happy my long term dream has come true.”
On what he is going to use the money for, the winner noted that “I am first going to relax for some time as I plan for what to do with it.”