Sierra Leone’s leading Sports Betting and Lottery Company, Mercury International on Monday made a massive payout totalling Three Billion, One Hundred and Ninety-Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty-Seven Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-Nine Leones (Le 3,198,937,429) in both lottery and football betting, leaving a total of Ten Thousand, Five Hundred and Eighty-Seven (10,587) customers in a euphoric mood.
The highest payout came from the Super Sunday Edition draw 136 winnings on the 28th March 2021 in which the company made a complete payment of over Two Billion, Five Hundred and Twenty-three Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thirty-Five Thousand, Five Hundred Leones (2,523,935,500) with the dropping of 66-6 from the winning balls: 66-6-17-18-47 (Extra 6-11, Extra 7-45).
The second draw of the same Sunday, Special Edition 136 also produced an overall payout of Eighty-Three Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty-Two Thousand Leones (83,952,000) from the winning balls: 55-28-22-70-17 (E6-13, E7-54).
The customers cheery continues in the football betting, with a payment of Five Hundred and Ninety-One Million, and Forty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty-Nine Leones (Le 591,049,929) of which Two Thousand, Four Hundred and Ninety-Three (2,493) customers were on the winning side.
Public Relations Manager, Alhaji Komba said: “The Month of March has been a month to be remembered for our customers as we made an increased number of millionaires throughout our different products.”
He said: “This recent winning came just after two weeks when we had the single 1-90, which produced over Eight Thousand, Six Hundred (8,600) customers who won a whooping sum of over One Billion, Nine Hundred and Seventy-two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy-Five Leones (Le 1.972.775.000) from the Nongowa Draw Edition 135 of the 590 lottery game.”