Lucky winner claims second largest lottery jackpot in Danish history

Danske Spil has found the winner of 56 million kroner

A lucky Lotto player just hit the jackpot.

 

Yesterday, the national lottery, Danske Spil, announced that the winner of a staggering 56,789,170 kroner was found. 

 

The prize is the second highest ever in Danish history. 

 

No one had claimed the jackpot since May 15, but in yesterday’s weekly game of Onsdags Lotto, one lucky gambler finally got all the six numbers correct and will be able to collect his winnings today.

 

In October of last year, a man from the Copenhagen suburb Herlev won the biggest amount ever of 135 million kroner, and reportedly carried his lottery ticket in his right sock on his way to the store.

 

Luckily, this will not be necessary for this year’s winner, Danske Spil says, since the winnings will automatically be transferred to the newly minted millionaire’s bank account. 





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