How are they?
Most of the world's lotteries do not conceal the existence of large unclaimed winnings
On the contrary, additional attention is drawn to these forgotten prizes through various media. Sure, holders of such winnings are rarely (if something happened to the winning ticket or the winner himself, then it can hardly be fixed) but, nevertheless, lottery organizers are not inclined to gloss over this topic
Even if the increased attention attracts many applicants (and sometimes outright scammers) but in the search for the winner of all impostors it is quite possible to identify, there would be a desire. As for our Russian operator, he has, looks like, no such desire
How else to explain his total silence - until now, no one knows about, that the largest win in the "Housing Lottery" turned out to be useless
As for our Russian operator, he has, looks like, no such desire. How else to explain his total silence - until now, no one knows about, that the largest win in the "Housing Lottery" turned out to be useless
P.s. The title photo shows the cashier window in the Stoloto office (located in the Avilon Plaza business center) where the big winners register their winnings.
Upd: In the article "Is it possible to win the" Housing Lottery ": figures and facts ", published on lotonews.ru (media, the founder of which is JSC "TC" Center "he, until recently TD Stoloto) among various statistical transfers, the three largest winnings are also indicated:
3 biggest Housing Lottery winnings
true, not a word is said about that, that the winnings in the Republic of Bashkotarstan were never received.
2 October 2019 of the year, i.e. one month before the deadline, the press service of Stoloto disseminated information that, that in Bashkiria a search is underway for the winner 18 million rubles. The news was picked up by many media.
No explanation, why did the message about this unclaimed win appear only after three years (!), operator did not provide.
addition 2 (November)
"Win in size 18 110 695 rubles was transferred in full to the state budget. According to Russian law, if citizens do not apply for a prize six months after the draw and three years, while the statute of limitations is in effect, then the unclaimed money is transferred to the budget ", - commented to the agency "Bashinform" in the press service of "Stoloto"