Salesmen working in a jewellery shop have become a nightmare for the six. Roney, Vivek, Rajeev, Subin Thomas, Rimjin and Ratheesh from Kerala are working as salesmen in a gold shop in Kollam district. They bought a Kerala Onam bumper lottery ticket on Wednesday night at an agent for Rs.300/-. It was bought on Wednesday and the next day became billionaires. The lottery results on Thursday hit the jackpot of a ticket bought by six people and won Rs 12 crore.
This makes them a billionaire overnight. The lottery they bought was the first prize. The prize is Rs 12 crores, while taxes deductions, with Rs 7.5 crores coming in hand.
Nevertheless, it is worth crores of rupees. The majority of them say they use the money to pay off their debts. Three of the first prize winners bought the ticket together. Three others were lucky enough to produce results in a few hours.