Kajang Man Wins RM1 Million After Buying Lottery Ticket From Disabled Seller For Charity

He also won an additional RM900 from other tickets.

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Good karma, perhaps?

A man who supported a lottery company's charity went home RM1 million richer after he bought lottery tickets from a disabled seller.

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theSun reported that the winner from Kajang collected his prize cheque last week.

It was learned that the man noticed that Big Sweep, a local lottery company, had transformed into a charitable company by donating all surpluses to the Yu Cai Foundation

"Recently, he noticed that Big Sweep had transformed into a charitable company as all surpluses from Big Sweep will be donated to the Yu Cai Foundation (YCF), which is a charitable organisation that nurtures talent through education," said Pan Malaysian Sweeps Sdn Bhd, the organisation that owns Big Lottery, in a statement quoted by The Star Online

According to Big Sweep's website, the initiative was launched in 2015. 

He then started buying more lottery tickets as a way to support the initiative

His winning tickets were reportedly bought from a disabled person who made a living selling lottery tickets around Seremban, Semenyih, and Sungai Long.

"While he was having lunch at a coffee shop in Seremban one day, he was approached by the disabled ticket seller and he bought 10 Big Sweep tickets without hesitation," the statement added.

In addition to winning the big prize with the number 2561225, he also won another RM900 from other tickets

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