A lottery player from Oslo in Norway has hit the huge jackpot prize in the lottery played throughout a number of countries in Europe known as Viking Lotto. This lottery game is also very popular in Switzerland. She will get a cash prize worth NOK 341,285,000 ($41,629,268) which is the current highest record jackpot ever paid out in Viking Lotto ever to date.
No one has hit the jackpot prize for this lotto game since June 14 and 5 months of roll-overs made the prize swell to this enormous size, a lottery jackpot so big that lottery ticket sales is Norway and around Europe grew to an amazing number almost never seen in the past for this lotto game. The jackpot prize has simply grown larger and larger in the more tan 150 days of consecutive roll-overs.
The Viking Lotto jackpot winner has asked to stay anonymous and has not come forward to the media after winning the record breaking prize, she is the only player who has matched the 6 main numbers of the draw on Wednesday night.
A woman by the name of Nina Rundsveen from Norsk Tipping, is the manager of this lotto game in Norway has stated to the press that she spoke with the winner on the telephone and that the winner was suprised, laughing like crazy over the $40 million win and could hardly believe that what was happening was actually true.
The winner stated that her Christmas this year will be one for the history books, full of joy a presents.