The latest Thai Government Lottery draw took place on 1 September 2020. The first prize number 999997 came as a shock to the Thai people, 1 winning ticket will bring you 6 Million THB. There are 2 winners in this story, with 1 man from Hat Yai District, Songkhla who won with 10 winning tickets bringing in an amazing 60 Million THB. A Facebook User named Pan Krab revealed that someone very close to him is now a millionaire. Pan stated that this person lived in Hatyai and had filed a report with the police as evidence that he owns the winning tickets.
Pan Krab stated in his caption “Congratulations to my lovely brother, he has 10 winning tickets”. Only 16 minutes after the pictures were posted it had been shared by Thai netizens 16,000 times. One of the pictures showed the winner’s ID card revealing his first name “Ruengsak”. Netizens congratulated the man on his great luck. Some netizens revealed they will continue buying lottery tickets in case one day they get lucky too.
The next winner is from Surat Thani Province with 2 winning tickets bringing in 12 Million THB. Nattaya Thongsan 52 years old revealed that the lucky number came from the Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha’s license plate. Nattaya was on Facebook when she saw a picture showing the PM visiting villagers, at the time she didn’t know where the picture was taken but noticed the PM’s vehicle. It was a white Toyota Alphard with the license plate 9779. She felt this was a good number and bought 4 lottery tickets ending with 97. 2 of the tickets ended up bringing her 12 Million THB.
The last winner is from Chiang Rai Province with 1 winning ticket bringing in 6 Million THB. The winner posted on Facebook after he purchased the ticket on 26 August 2020 “It doesn’t matter if I win or not, just buying it first”. The winning number is very unusual and the man didn’t expect to win the first prize number at all, he only hoped to win the 2 digit suffix number. The man’s Facebook friends remembered that he posted a picture of the ticket with winning numbers and went to congratulate him on becoming a new millionaire.