Man Wins Lotto, Accepts Prize In ‘Scream’ Mask To Hide Identity

Gladys Abbott
February 13, 2019

"I won!' From the day I found out that I won, I've been sick", he told the Loop. In addition to the mask, the victor wore a long coat, trousers and gloves.

The victor, identified only as "A. Campbell" by lottery commission Supreme Ventures, showed up wearing the onscreen murderer's mask, a long grey shirt, and gloves, in a bid to remain anonymous. "I don't beg, I don't borrow. I love to have money".

The super-millionaire, known only as A. Campbell, won the jackpot after buying a Super Lotto ticket for JMD200 ($1.5 or P77), as per St. Lucia News Online on February 6.

Determined to protect his identity, the victor collected his $1.6 million wearing a scream mask.

It took a nail-biting 54 days for him to come forward and claim the prize which has a 90-day deadline.

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"I found out (I won) the same night (as buying the ticket)", he told the Jamaican Star newspaper.

Campbell is the 17th victor of the Jamaican Super Lotto. I like to handle money. I have a little business, so I plan to make it bigger, buy an apartment. My head hurt me for three days because I was thinking so much - if what I've been longing for really come true.

He claimed he'd fallen ill after his win, sometimes finding himself in so much pain he'd forgotten his life-changing victory.

Last month, a man in Iowa won $1 on a scratch ticket and drove all the way down to lottery headquarters and insisted on being paid out with a massive novelty cheque.

Gail Abrahams, the vice-president of marketing communication and sponsorship at Supreme Ventures Limited, the company behind the Super Lotto, told the Jamaican Star many winners chose to don disguises to claim their prize.

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