Debt plagues even Thailand’s fortunate lottery jackpot winners

A Thai lady who sells eggs at a market in Prachin Buri province, central Thailand, gained the first prize of six million baht within the government lottery yesterday, however it’s still not sufficient to pay off her 10 million baht debt.
Upon realising she gained the lottery, Siriphan aka “Amy” gave away 500 trays of rooster and duck eggs at Kong Tai Fresh Market in Tha Thum subdistrict, Si Maha Phot district – regardless of nonetheless owing four million baht in debt.
Amy purchased a ticket with the winning quantity 025873, revealing that she chose this ticket after her mother stated that a Buddhist nun revealed the number 3 to her in a dream. So, Amy picked out a ticket ending with the quantity three.
In yesterday’s lottery draw, the quantity seventy three was drawn for the last two-digit prize of two,000 baht as well as being the last two digits within the draw for the primary prize.
At first, Amy saw the lottery results and felt overjoyed to have gained the last two digits prize of two,000 baht. Then, she realised she’d also gained the primary prize of six million. She mentioned she didn’t believe it at first.
Despite her debt nonetheless not being cleared, Amy mentioned the money relieves the burden significantly. She believes she gained the lottery because of making benefit.
The egg seller said that although she owes money, she’s going to give away another truckload of eggs.
According to is at an all-time excessive in Thailand. So a lot so, it’s turn out to be a development that when lottery winners are requested what they’ll do with their newfound millions, virtually each time, they reply, “pay back my money owed.”
Two weeks in the past, a meatball seller named Champa, from Buriram, won 6 million baht within the lottery. Champa revealed she would use the winnings to pay back her money owed and anything leftover would go toward her children’s education.
Last month, seventy two year previous Phuangphet – a fried chive cake service provider – received 12 million baht within the lottery after buying two winning tickets. The elderly lady said…
“The very first thing I will do is pay again my debts.”
Last month, a fruit vendor received 30 million baht in the lottery with 5 winning tickets. He said…
“Once I actually have acquired my winnings, I will repay my money owed and transfer my household again to our hometown in Khon Kaen in northeast Thailand. The money that is leftover might be invested and used to pay for the training of my two children.”
In December, a “Win” motorcycle taxi driver named Ek won 12 million baht within the lottery. Tools didn’t want to be interviewed but briefly informed reporters that he would use the money to repay money owed, make benefit for his deceased ex-wife and take excellent care of his daughter..

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