Mega 6 Player Wins $510,000
Bridgetown, Barbados - Friday January 18, 2019: Denis Marshall beamed with joy when he received his cheque for $510,000 from playing Barbados Lottery’s Mega 6 game.
He bought his tickets at 3K’s in Oistins and four days later he returned them to be checked. Marshall shared that the cashier’s eyes lit up when she saw his ticket. She revealed that he had won.
“I was still thinking it was probably just a couple hundred dollars,” he said. “She showed me the numbers and then I realised I had won the Mega 6. I was so excited.”
Marshall had intended on getting some items from the supermarket, but after discovering his win he immediately went home to share the news with his wife. “When I got home, I told my wife something happened. She thought I had hit the car or something serious had happened.”
When Marshall shared the news with his wife she was in disbelief. “She could not believe it until I showed her the ticket and the numbers,” he said.
Shelly Ann Hee Chung, Site Operations Manager at Barbados Lottery congratulated Marshall on his big win. “We are extremely happy for Mr. Marshall and his family. It is so satisfying to see another dedicated player secure over half a million dollars!” she said. “The Barbados Lottery has paid out a total of $6,782,229.00 to our Mega 6 winners last year and we are looking forward to more big wins for 2019.”
A jubilant Denis Marshall says he has been playing for 12 years will not stop now. “I definitely will not stop because I never know when my time will come again,” he said.
Marshall looks forward to changing his vehicle and taking a trip with his wife. He encourages other players to continue playing, “I would encourage anyone to continue playing and not give up. As my wife likes to say: if you have a ticket you have a chance.”
Mega 6 draws take place four times per week, live, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm. Tickets cost only $2 each and are available at retailers island-wide.