Taiwan scratch card lotto winner awarded NT$2 million, gives Mercedes to son

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/01/30
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Winner (left), Tsai (right). (Image from Taiwan Lottery)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A middle-aged Taiwanese woman in southern Taiwan won the NT$2 million (US$65,000) scratch card lottery jackpot, including a brand new Mercedes, which she promptly gave to her son, announced Taiwan Lottery Co. today.

In order to stimulate sales during the Lunar New Year, the Taiwan Lottery on Jan. 3 announced that it is launching five new limited-edition Lunar New Year scratch cards, including the “Super Red Envelope,” “Monopoly,” “Triple Double,” “Catering,” and “Speeding 777.”

The top prize, Super Red Envelope, is worth NT$20 million, and the second-place prize is NT$2 million plus a Mercedes-Benz A180, worth NT$1.58 million. Three lucky players will win the Super Red Envelope, while five participants will take home a Mercedes-Benz.

Taiwan Lottery General Manager Tsai Kuo-chi (蔡國基) today went to Tainan to issue a certificate for the second-place prize. Taiwan Lottery representative Lee Pei-lan told the media today that the winner of the NT$2 million prize and car was a thin, middle-aged woman in her 50s, who frequently buys NT$300 scratch cards.    [FULL  STORY]

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