Sierra Leone’s leading betting company, Mercury International yesterday launched a new lottery game at the prestigious Family Kingdom Hotel in Freetown.
The new game known as 4/50 was jointly launched by the Managing Director of Mercury International, Martin Michael and Kerry Dunkley, the Lottery Manager.
In a short presentation, Mr. Michael said the 4/50 is a new concept developed by the company to afford customers the opportunity to win more money.
He said Le 45 million is the minimum amount that can be won in the new game adding that the amount keeps going higher and higher until it is won.
The Mercury boss warned strictly that children under the age of 18 are not allowed to play any of their games as it is illegal. He called on the media and members of the public to report any such violation to the company.
In his remarks, Mr. Dunkley said the games will be played three times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noting that the first draw will be held next Wednesday at 5:05.
See Press Release below.
Mercury International Launches 4/50 Jackpot
Mercury International is introducing an exciting new lottery game 4/50 Jackpot that will be available for sale at all retail outlets from Thursday the 3rd March 2016. The first draw will take place on Wednesday 9th March 5.05pm.
The 4/50 Jackpot will be a rollover lottery game with the Jackpot starting at LE 45,000,000. The Jackpot will continue to grow until there is a Jackpot winner.
Draws will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s at 5.05pm at 19 Siaka Stevens Street and will also be shown on several television stations. Members of the public are welcome to view the draw live at the draw venue.
Tickets will be LE2,000 and there is no limit on the number of tickets a player can purchase!
Players must pick 4 numbers between 1-50. Players must match 4 numbers on the draw to win the Jackpot. You will still win LE16,000 for matching 2 numbers and LE360,000 for matching 3 numbers on the draw.
This is an exciting new game and has been created because of feedback from our many customers. Lottery Jackpot games are exciting, fun and can change people’s lifestyles and this is what we want to bring to our valued customers.
Since first launching 2007 Mercury International has been a leisure outlet for people across all of Sierra Leone and provided employment to over 2000 people.
Mercury International prides itself on giving back to the community with its Mercury International Charitable Foundation. With the launch of the 4/50 Jackpot game the foundation aims to continue and expand the work it does amongst the communities.
MARTIN E. MICHAEL
27 Krootown Road, Freetown-Sierra Leone
TEL+232 88 590 590