A resident from Amsterdam had the best day of his or her life on Saturday evening. He won the Lotto Jackpot of 4.1 million euros and starts the new year as a multimillionaire. It was the sixth time that the Lotto Jackpot fell
First aid: guidance and advice to winners
The Dutch Lottery is obviously very happy for the winner. The organization invites him or her to a ‘First Aid when Lucky’ course, which gives advice and guidance to players who win a large amount of money. The new millionaire will stay anonymous.
The jackpot of 4.1 million euros is a gross cash prize. This means that the winner still has to pay 30.1 percent gambling tax on this amount.
Dreams come true in 2019
Sander van de Vooren is the prizewinner’s supervisor of the Dutch Lottery. He said: “You will only become a multi-millionaire on one of the last days of the year. Then you know that in 2019 you can make a few dreams come true right away.”