DNA test to determine Thailand lottery jackpot winner

Date

December 29, 2017

Author

Steven Stradbrooke

Source

Calvin Ayre

Region


Subject

Thailand

URL

https://calvinayre.com/2017/12/29/business/dna-test-determine-thailand-lottery-jackpot-winner/

Ownership of a disputed Thailand lottery jackpot could come down to the results of a DNA test. In November, the Thai lottery issued a THB 30m (US $920k) jackpot prize to Charoon Wimon, a retired policeman. However, this award was quickly challenged by Preecha Kraikruan, a 50-year-old teacher, who claimed he’d lost the five first-prize lottery tickets that had won the twice-monthly draw