Record Breaker: Farmer wins Fortebet’s Shs1bn, rewrites Uganda’s betting history

A Fortebet official hands over prize money to the winner, a Ugandan farmer, at their Kampala head offices on Wednesday, December 09, 2020. Courtesy Photo

What an amazing win! Uganda’s betting history has been rewritten after hitting Shs1bn, the highest win ever, on a single ticket no. 3033712614769999.

You may have seen very big bet winners but none of them is a match to this breathtaking Shs1bn bang.

This win now whitewashes Uganda’s top five wins; 632,000,000/=, 500,000,000/=, 424,889,280/=, 408,980,448/= and 308,491,744/= that had stood in positions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 respectively.

Most interestingly, all these top six winners won with Fortebet.

The winning bets were on 1 (home wins), 2 (away wins), both teams to score-Yes and X2 (away team to win or draw) with simple odds like 1.36, 1.41…and the highest being 2.22, 2.48 and 2.68.

This Shs1bn winner received his money on Wednesday, December 09 at Fortebet head office in Kampala.

In an exclusive interview, the winner, who is a farmer, said, “This is the first time I am winning. I have come very near to winning this billion three times, losing by one or two teams. I am happy my long term dream has come true.”

On what he is going to use the money for, the winner said he was would “first relax for some time as I plan for what to do with it.”

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