Ricardo Salinas Pliego will raffle 1 million pesos to celebrate that he overcame Covid-19

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By CAPosts 30 October, 2020 - 07:37pm 27 views

Just over two weeks after he announced that he had Covid-19, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, the third richest man in Mexico, reported that he had beaten the disease. To celebrate it occurred to him that the best way is to raffle a million pesos.

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The founder and president of Grupo Salinas, a conglomerate that groups together companies such as Televisión Azteca, among others, announced that he woke up “Wanting” to give a million pesos to Banco Azteca clients.

For this, the 65-year-old businessman asked his more than 774,000 followers on Twitter to help him choose the way to distribute them: 1,000 transfers of 1,000 pesos , 200 of 5,000 pesos or 100 of 10,000 pesos.

"And why did my lord wake up so kindly today?" asked the user identified as Samuel Magaña. To which Salinas responded:

In mid-October, Salinas, whose net worth amounts to $ 11.3 billion according to the Forbes list, reported that it had tested positive for Covid-19

With more than 90,700 deaths related to the coronavirus, Mexico is the fourth country in the world with the most deaths due to the new coronavirus.

Users of the social network responded with comments in favor and against. Some even suggested better ways to use that money, to which the tycoon responded.

With information from Reuters.

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