SINGAPORE – Two punters, who purchased their tickets at Tampines Mall and Orchard Plaza, had been the fortunate winners of the Toto jackpot prize on Monday (Jan 10).
The Group 1 prize was $10,713,876, so every winner will gather about $5.36 million.
The profitable numbers had been 8, 11, 17, 21, 30 and 44, with an extra variety of 48.
This comes after snaking queues of punters had been seen at Singapore Swimming pools shops on the weekend and on Monday ready to purchase tickets in hopes of profitable the grand prize.
The Toto prime prize had snowballed after there have been no winners for final Friday’s New Yr $5 million draw.
The draw befell at 6.30pm on Monday.
The Straits Occasions visited two Singapore Swimming pools authorised retailers Fatt Chye Heng Buying and selling and Tong Aik Huat positioned in Hougang Avenue 3 and Avenue 61 respectively.
Each had snaking queues of 30 to 80 individuals throughout lunch hours, with ready instances of between 15 and half-hour.
Yellow tape was used to mark out 1m of protected distancing on the bottom exterior the shops for punters to stick to within the queue, to scale back the danger of Covid-19 transmission.
Regardless of the shortage of markings because the queue continued across the neighbouring Housing Board blocks, punters abided by protected distancing guidelines by staying 1m aside.
Individuals of all ages had been seen within the queue, from aged to younger adults.
Comparable queues had been seen on the basement of the Northpoint Metropolis mall in Yishun on Sunday (Jan 9), Chinese language-language night paper Shin Min Every day Information reported.
Many punters that ST spoke to didn’t have excessive hopes of profitable the grand prize, however had got here simply to attempt their luck.
At Tong Aik Huat, a development employee who wished to be identified solely as Mr Singam, 42, stated he was there to position bets for his mates and himself regardless of having solely 20 minutes of lunch break.
“I’ve by no means received any prizes, however I do not purchase Toto that always – solely as soon as in two weeks,” he stated.