Radio Taiwan International
Date: 22 February, 2019
By: Paula Chao
Could Taichung be Taiwan’s best place to play the lottery?
Could the God of Fortune live in the central city of Taichung? When it comes to winning the lottery, the city’s residents are awfully lucky.
Over the past five years, more top prize-winning lottery tickets have been sold in the city of Taichung than anywhere else in Taiwan. The value of these prizes has ranged from US$100 million to US$26 million.
Local shops that have sold winning tickets hype up their track records to attract more customers, setting off firecrackers after a win and advertising past wins on their walls. [FULL STORY]