BERLIN – Lottery officials say a woman in Germany kept a winning ticket in her bag for weeks without realizing it was worth around 33 million euros or $ 39 million.
Lotto Bayern said on Wednesday the 45-year-old was the sole winner of a June 9 draw, after correctly guessing seven fields on a German lottery ticket.
He quoted the woman, who has not been identified, as saying: “I am still dizzy at the thought of having carelessly carried nearly 33 million euros in my purse for several weeks”.
The mother of one of them had randomly chosen numbers from the 1.20 euro lottery ticket and does not intend to replay, claiming that the win was “more than enough for my husband, my wife. girl and me, ”she said.
He said she plans to use her luck to lead a healthy lifestyle and do more for the environment.