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Have You Or Any Foreigner You Know Hit A Thai Lottery?

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I'm curious to hear of any foreigner who won a Thai lottery. If so, did you/they manage to collect the winnings, and if so, was it the full payout?

I've never tried, but anticipate that if I had a winning ticket I would encounter complications collecting because I am a foreigner.

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few years ago a friend of mine won 100k , no problems collecting it. Apparently you cant collect over 1 mil

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Huh, I always wondered about that too. I never bought a ticket because I just assumed that a foreigner couldn't win. Maybe I should give it a shot now. :)

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Like a friend of mine used to say: "The lottery is the government's way to get back at those people who didn't listen in math class!"

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A friend thought he had won 160,000 baht but when he went to collect the winnings it was actually 320,000 so yes foreigners can collect winning tickets.

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i almost hit a lottery ticket seller once, but that hardly helps you.

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A Farang mate of mine won the lottery and asked his missus what she would do if he ever won the lottery (her not knowing that he already had) She said 'take half the money and leave you'

He said great, I won 100 Baht, here's 50 Baht now f*** off.

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I only play the Mafia lottery 2-3 number, cuz they give you another 20% ie bet 50bt, they mark your bet as 60bt. About 7 years ago, i bet 50, and won 30,000, paid in two days, but had to buy a box of beer for the losers. :)

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A Farang mate of mine won the lottery and asked his missus what she would do if he ever won the lottery (her not knowing that he already had) She said 'take half the money and leave you'

He said great, I won 100 Baht, here's 50 Baht now f*** off.

If that ain't true then it bluddy well should be. :)

A colleague of mine referred to lotteries the world over as a tax on stupidity. But you alway get the one that says "someone's got to win it", very tru but millions have to lose.

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I get really tired of reading some of these snobbish upper hand mentality comments about lotteries being a tax on stupidity and only people who failed their math class are allowed to play.

Look, playing a lottery on a casual basis can be fun, as long as you can afford to do so and you play in the knowledge that you most probably wont win - fifty baht or so is not a huge price to pay for entertainment.

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I used to find it fun as well but after five years of losing constantly the pleasure wore off I'm happy to say.

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the mate won 30k last yr, no probs getting it which i know of.

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I get really tired of reading some of these snobbish upper hand mentality comments about lotteries being a tax on stupidity and only people who failed their math class are allowed to play.

Look, playing a lottery on a casual basis can be fun, as long as you can afford to do so and you play in the knowledge that you most probably wont win - fifty baht or so is not a huge price to pay for entertainment.

It's sort of like going to Las Vegas and not gambling! Who would do that?

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I get really tired of reading some of these snobbish upper hand mentality comments about lotteries being a tax on stupidity and only people who failed their math class are allowed to play.

Look, playing a lottery on a casual basis can be fun, as long as you can afford to do so and you play in the knowledge that you most probably wont win - fifty baht or so is not a huge price to pay for entertainment.

It's sort of like going to Las Vegas and not gambling! Who would do that?

Agreed, but according to some comments thus far it seems that anyone who ever does so is an uneducated idiot and I don't buy that in any shape or form.

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