Thursday, February 27, 2014

Single Mum Wins the Israel Lottery

A single mother of three has won four million shekels ($1,137,236) on the Israel New Lotto and plans to buy a new house.

"I live in a rented apartment. The first thing I’m going to do is buy an apartment," she explained to lottery officials and stated she may also buy a second property as an investment.

The woman has not been named, but lottery staff state she is in her 30s and works as a beautician.

The winner discovered her good luck on Saturday night when she when she went out to get some air and decided to check her ticket for the Tuesday, February 18, draw.

“When I heard I had won I felt like I was in a dream, and I’m still in a dream,” she said, but later admitted the dream was not an unexpected one.

 "For the past few years I had the feeling I would get a prize in the lottery," she said.