Thursday, December 14, 2017

Yekaterinburg taxi driver wins more than $480,000 in lottery

With a double dose of luck, a Yekaterinburg taxi driver won approximately $484,348 in the Gosloto lottery this week.

The 43-year-old Yekaterinburg native originally played the Gosloto "Six of 45 game in an attempt to win approximately $3.2 million. While the taxi driver failed to win that prize, he did win approximately $38.13. He spent all of the money he won to purchase tickets for the Gosloto "Five out of 36 game. It was in that second game that he won the big prize, E1.ru reports.

The man plans to use his earnings to get an apartment in Moscow, according to E1.ru.