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Jamaican Lottery Winner Wears 'Scream' Mask While Claiming $1.2M Prize

13 February 2019, 01:30 | Hattie Nash

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A lottery victor hit the jackpot last week in Jamaica, and the person showed up to claim the winnings wearing a Scream mask in an attempt to protect his identity.

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 USA dollars ($1.17 million / £907,000). Not an inch of Mr. Campbell was exposed - donned in a full coat, long trousers and gloves in an effort to completely hide his identity.

Campbell, the Jamaican victor posed with his winning at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston last week.

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He said, "I looked at my ticket and ran into my bathroom and said, 'I won! [Wondering] if what I've been longing for really come true", Campbell said.

He reportedly said the winning numbers came to him in a dream.

Campbell, according to the Jamaica Star, became sick when he found out he won the Super Lotto in November, after buying a ticket for $1.48.

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The man won the lottery almost two months ago, but said he was sick and didn't collect the jackpot until now.

Previous lottery winners in Jamaica have worn animal masks or emoji masks. "I don't beg, I don't borrow".

"They usually don't need our help, and they are usually very creative, perhaps beyond anything that we could think of or imagine, and it has been very effective over the years", she continued.

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"I found out [I won] the same night", he said. Now I've won, I want to clear my debt, invest, and I want to do some traveling.



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