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One person wins the S$9.7 million Toto lottery, biggest amount to be won by solo winner

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Singapore – January 3 was a big day for Toto lottery. Mainly because records were broken when only one person won the jackpot of more than S$9.7 million.

Here are the winning numbers: 12,22,26,37,40,47 with the additional number of 33.

For Group 7 with a share amount of S$10, there are 357,131 winning shares. This means that each one will win S$10 for their ticket with 3 numbers matching the winning combination. The same goes for Group 6 that needs 3 numbers plus the additional in order to win S$25. This group had 26,865 winning shares. Group 5, that needs 4 winning numbers and has an S$50 winning amount had 19,466 winning shares. There were 1,080 winning shares for Group 3 with a share amount of S$1,984. This would mean that those who had 5 numbers matched would be splitting the share amount. Group 2, needing 5 + the additional number, had 13 winners and they will be splitting the share amount of S$76,332.

Photo: Taken from Singapore Pools Toto Results

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Lastly, Group 1, with a share amount of S$9,731,377, will be received by only 1 winner, with no need to share with anyone else. Let’s look at the numbers to gauge the chances of winning the jackpot. Basically, there is 1 chance in 13,983,816 of getting the Group 1 prize which means one will need to buy almost 14 million tickets before being assured that one combination will win the jackpot prize.

Photo: Taken from Singapore Pools Toto Results

The recent win has beaten the record set in 2016 of the highest prize money won by a person by S$200,000. Since December 2017, there have been 8 jackpot draw winners that were snatched by a single person.

In case you were wondering, the winning ticket was bought from NTUC FP Changi Park Hypermarket – 8 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-51 & #02-51 (1 QuickPick Ordinary Entry)

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Netizens are not satisfied with the released information and are asking for more details regarding the winners, especially those from the top Groups, to prove that they exist.

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Many are also wondering if the jackpot winner is Singaporean or a foreigner.

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Amidst all the jealous remarks, there are still those that congratulated the winner.

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