After winning 30 million baht in the government lottery, a fruit vendor in Rayong went bananas.
Pongpat Witithep, 33, registered his five winning first-place tickets with Rayong police on February 1 in order to claim his prize.
On Feb 1st Lotto day, Mr. Pongpat Vithithep, 33, a fruit vendor in Rayong’s central business district, reportedly was beside himself with joy!
Pol. Lt. Col. Nopparat Jaipong, lieutenant at Pluak Daeng Police Station, has produced the government lottery draw ticket number 297411, which won the first prize, in the amount of five tickets, to show the daily record as evidence. Rayong
Buying the same number from a market in Pluak Daeng District 5 such numbers unexpectedly won a big prize and knowing that they won a grand prize of 30 million baht, they were so happy that they couldn’t speak properly. Ready to reveal that he has a career as a fruit seller at various markets in Rayong Province.
Pongpat claimed to have purchased the winning tickets at a flea market in the Pluakdaeng District, selecting the final two numbers 11 because he like having two digits. Pongpat, who is now wealthy, has given up on selling fruit in the East and intends to settle back in his native Khon Kaen after paying off all of his debts.