Thailand lottery participant bags 114 million baht with 19 successful tickets

“Lucky” is an understatement for the anonymous Thai nationwide who purchased 19 successful tickets for Thailand’s nationwide lottery draw yesterday. The newfound millionaire received 114 million baht (US$3.three million) in total.
Yesterday afternoon, the successful numbers 984906 were drawn in Thailand’s nationwide lottery draw. Anyone with a digital or printed lottery ticket dated April 16 with the said numbers wins the primary prize of 6 million baht.
Director of the Government Lottery Office (GLO), Lt. Col. Noon Sansanakhom, stated that 18.78 million lottery tickets had been bought via Thailand’s digital lottery app Paotang for yesterday’s draw.
Index bought 19 identical tickets with the number 984906, the director revealed yesterday. It’s not clear whether or not the prize has but been claimed or not. Whoever purchased 19 winning tickets has remained anonymous thus far.
After the final lottery draw, the GLO announced that they might stop paying out prizes with money with quick effect. If the winner’s prize exceeds 2 million baht, the GLO will switch the money only to a Government Savings Bank account or an account with the Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC).
Alternatively, winners can receive a check from the Krung Thai Bank’s GLO department office or claim their prize at any Government Savings Bank, Krung Thai Bank, or BAAC Bank department in the nation. Foreign winners with out Thai bank accounts should still obtain their winnings in money.
A sixty six 12 months previous man from Samut Prakan province, Thanaphon Thongchaiya, was overjoyed when he realised he received the lottery yesterday. He bought seven tickets with the final digits ending in seventy one, successful 2000 baht for every ticket, or 14,000 baht.
However, when Thanaphon went to assert his winnings, he was informed that solely two of the tickets were real, lowering his prize to four,000 baht. Five of the tickets were reused from the lottery draw on April 1 but bought to Thanaphon as entries for the most recent draw..

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