A 24-year-old man is the winner of the $768.4 million (R11 billion) US Powerball jackpot.
He bought the ticket in March and knew he won, but waited almost a month before claiming his colossal prize.
Manuel Franco is taking his winnings in one lump sum, saying he wants to “help out the world” and pay for a family member’s university tuition.
I'm sure you'll never see me as like one of the people who went bankrupt or broke or anything like that. I plan to live my life normal as much as possible.— Manuel Franco
Franco says, now that he has won, he’ll never play the lotto again.
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