Double smiles as teacher, engineer win SportPesa Jackpot

Written By: Margaret Kalekye/Release

Irungu is an engineer and businessman based in Kitengela

Two SportPesa customers have each walked home Ksh10,040,195 richer for winning this week’s Mid Week Jackpot that ended on Thursday night.

Stanley Irungu and Joseph Kubai correctly predicted the outcome of 13 select football matches in the Mid Week Jackpot whose payout had risen to Ksh20,080,391. The two shared the money equally.

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“I have not slept since Thursday night when I got the congratulatory message from SportPesa. I am truly grateful to God for this win,” said Kubai, a primary school teacher from Meru.

On his part, Irungu an engineer and businessman based in Kitengela said he is happy that his passion for football has earned him millions.

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An elated Kubai

“I love to place various stakes as I watch my favourite sport of football. It is nice to earn money from a hobby,” Irungu said.

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Following this win, the Mid-Week Jackpot has reset to the starting minimum of Ksh10 million while the Mega Jackpot which was last won in February stands at Ksh137,535,858.

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The Mega Jackpot is won by correctly predicting the outcomes of 17 select football matches picked from various leagues globally.

In February a social worker from Kibera, Gordon Ogada, made history by winning the highest ever jackpot amount in Kenya when he won Ksh230,742,881.



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