Man claims lottery jackpot wearing 'Scream' mask to hide identity

Andrew Cummings
February 13, 2019

He ended up winning around $158,400,000 Jamaican dollars, or approximately $1.72 million New Zealand dollars. The owners of the Super Lotto even put out advertisements urging the victor to claim the prize before reaching the 90-day deadline.

Campbell, was pictured receiving his enormous cheque and shaking hands with lottery bigwigs while wearing the iconic mask from the Scream film franchise. In addition to the mask, the victor wore a long coat, trousers and gloves.

"From the day I found out that I won, I've been sick". "I looked at my ticket (that night) and ran into my bathroom and said: 'I won!" "I'm just a bit numb, a little bit".

"I want to get a house".

"Sure enough they wrote me the one dollar cheque and had me hold it up and took the picture", Heep said. "I don't beg, I don't borrow".

"I like to handle money". He plans to buy a home with some of the cash.

"I love to have money". Campbell told the publication he fell ill after realizing he owned the winning ticket.

"My head hurt me for three days because I was thinking so much".

"Wondering if what I've been longing for really come true".

But while Mr Campbell's disguise might seem extreme, it is apparently common practice for prizewinners in the notoriously crime-ridden nation.

Supreme Ventures Limited, who runs the Super Lotto in the Caribbean islands, posted a photo of the man picking up his massive check on Twitter.

The ghoulish victor picked up a cheque for a whopping $158.4 million in the Super Lotto jackpot, though this sum is considerably less whopping when you convert it from Jamaican dollars to U.S. dollars ($1.17 million / £907,000).

A lottery victor in Jamaica who seemingly wanted to remain anonymous chose quite the mask to hide his face.

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