11 Nov '11, 6am

Hawker who won $416k #jackpot to give it to charity: She's a true blue S'pore #heroine

Hawker who won $416k #jackpot to give it to charity: She's a true blue S'pore #heroine

became a celebrity overnight when she won $416,742.11 at a jackpot machine in Marina Bay Sands but was denied the money. The vegetarian food hawker went on to win the case and intends to donate her winnings to charity. On Oct 18, Madam Choo visited the MBS casino and in the early hours, the slot machine displayed the sum of money with the words 'Cash Bonus'. However, the 58-year-old hawker was told by a casino manager that there had been a technical glitch as the machine had a prize limit of $50,000. The casino manager offered her $50,000 and a car worth $258,962 instead. Madam Choo did not accept the offer and lodged a complaint to the Casino Regulatory Authority. On Nov 4, 2011, the casino agreed to pay her the full amount displayed on the machine. Once Madam Choo receives the money on Nov 13, she intends to donate half of her winnings to about 20 charities, including th...

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