Lottery victor claims jackpot wearing ‘Scream’ mask to hide identity

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Well, one lottery victor in Jamaica has answered that question in the most brilliant way possible, claiming his cheque while wearing the famous mask from slasher horror movie Scream.

The person in the mask was only identified as "A. Campbell" and claimed the $158,400,000 prize which amounts to nearly $1.2 million in United States dollars. The person arrived at the lotto centre wearing the mask from the 1996 horror flick, along with a pair of black rubber gloves.

It had taken 54 days for Campbell to claim his ticket, causing the Super Lotto parent company, Supreme Ventures Limited, to put out ads urging the victor not let the 90-day deadline to claim winnings expire.

He said, "I looked at my ticket and ran into my bathroom and said, 'I won!" [Wondering] if what I've been longing for really come true.

Campbell said his life was hard, but he noted that it will change after winning. I haven't found it yet, but I'll be looking for one soon.

Past year in Jamaica, a woman who won the Super Lotto jackpot wore a mask of a winking smiley-face emoji when she went to collect her prize.

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Previous lottery winners in Jamaica have worn animal masks or emoji masks.

Determined to protect his identity, the victor collected his $1.6 million wearing a scream mask.

"Unfortunately, Jamaica is not like other markets", she said.

She noted: "People have been coming with their own disguises".

"I found out [I won] the same night", he said. The owners of the Super Lotto even put out advertisements urging the victor to claim the prize before reaching the 90-day deadline. I want to get a nice house. The "Scream" mask is also known as the "Ghostface" mask.

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