James Chaola, a 21-year-old man from Nsanje, has won 52 million kwacha in a football betting game on Premier Bet Online.
He placed a stake of only five hundred kwacha.
Chaola plans to use the money to build a house for his mother, pay for college education for three family members in need of financial assistance, and support his uncle’s pharmacy business.
He also intends to pay for his own studies in clinical medicine.
Nawar Jarakj, the Commercial Director of Premier Bet, expressed his satisfaction with the company’s ability to produce big winners, but also warned against gambling irresponsibly.
Chaola is from Khumbo Village in the area of Traditional Authority Mbenje in Nsanje.