BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) Comprehensive report, the United States won more than $1.5 billion in super million lottery awards, super carp finally won the prize months later. South Carolina lottery officials announced Thursday that a South Carolina resident had stood up to receive the prize, but chose anonymity.
On the evening of Oct. 23, 2018, the first prize of the lottery was $1.6 billion. In the morning of the 24th, the figure was revised to $1.54 billion, and a South Carolina lottery winner won the first prize and will enjoy the prize exclusively.
A statement from the Lottery Committee said the lucky man, who won the second largest lottery prize in American history, chose to pay in cash, receiving nearly $878 million at a time. Reported that this is also the largest bonus for a single winner in American history.
Hogan Brown, executive director of the Lottery Committee, said: We are glad that the winner is from South Carolina and that he is able to come and receive this considerable bonus.
It is reported that the winning lottery was sold at a convenience store in Simpsonville, a suburb of Greenville, South Carolina, from October 20 to 23, 2018. The bonus amounted to $1.537 billion (about 10.672 billion yuan).
This is the second largest cumulative bonus in American history, which means that South Carolinas lucky kid is the richest winner in American history.
For months, residents of South Carolina have been wondering why the winner did not come forward.
Some speculated that the winner was evading the polices pursuit, and if he came to receive the prize, he feared that he would be subject to background investigation. Some even speculated that the winner might have died instantly when the winning number suddenly appeared.
It is reported that the winner will receive a sack of cash and pay a tax of $60 million to South Carolina when he receives the prize.
However, the public may never know who the winner is, because South Carolina law stipulates that the winner can remain anonymous, and the winner has chosen anonymity.
Source of this article: Responsible Editor of CNN: Su Hong-hung_NBJ9980