A homeless man won 37 thousand euros (14 million forints) in the Italian SuperEnalotto race with a ticket worth 1.5 euros, but luck smiled at him in vain, but due to the lack of appropriate documents, he could not get the money, the newspaper wrote. Corriere Adriatico.
Gianluigi Cassano has been playing the same seven numbers for a long time, while in the current draw he also hit four numbers and the Superstar – an additional number that can be played with a separate amount, which could increase the prize up to a hundred times – thus winning €37,045, like eight other lucky ones. After deducting contributions and taxes, this means about 30 thousand euros (11.5 million forints). However, although Cassano unsuccessfully wins, he cannot access the funds due to not having the proper tax number.
To obtain the award, he requires a health card, which he does not have.
He only has the old tax number, but it is not suitable, the number on the health card will be needed.
Cassano, originally from nearby Bari, lives mainly in the Senigallia region of the Ancona province, sometimes sleeping outdoors and sometimes in Caritas accommodation. Now Caritas is trying to help reach a satisfactory settlement of the case,
He is recognized as a good person and they are confident that the money will provide him with a new life opportunity.