TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Feb. 4), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced the complete list of winners of the November-December edition of the Taiwan receipt lottery, which included a 7-Eleven customer who purchased green tea and a department store customer who bought a pen.
The ministry on Thursday announced that there were 13 winners of the November-December issue of the Taiwan uniform invoice lottery's NT$10 million (US$357,000) Special Prize and 15 winners of the NT$2 million Grand Prize. Among the Special Prize winners, six made purchases of less than NT$100.
The Special Prize winner who spent the least and won most was a 7-Eleven customer who purchased a bottle of Heysong Japanese style green tea for NT$25 at its Songyi branch (松怡門市) in Taipei's Zhongshan District. The second smallest amount spent to win the Special Prize was NT$54 for a ballpoint pen by a customer at the JSF Department Store in Taipei's Zhongzheng District.
Among other winners who spent less than NT$100 and won NT$10 million was a coffee drinker who spent NT$60 for an iced caffè americano at a FamilyMart in Pingtung County's Hengchun Township; a customer who bought a chocolate cake for NT65 at an 85C Bakery Cafe in Changhua County's Lukang Township; a motorist who spent NT$78 for gasoline at an NPC gas station in Hualien City; and a smoker who spent NT$95 on a tobacco product at a FamilyMart in Pingtung City.
The Grand Prize winners who spent the least and won the most included a person who rented a GoShare scooter for NT$25 in Taipei's Zhongshan District and a motorist who spent NT$50 on a parking fee at a parking lot in Hsinchu's East District.
The winning number for the NT$10 million Special Prize for the November-December edition of the Taiwan receipt lottery, also known as the uniform invoice lottery, is 77815838. The winning number for the NT$2 million Grand Prize is 39993297.
The winning numbers for the First Prize are 59028801, 02813820, and 06896234. If all the digits on a receipt match any of these three sets of numbers in the right order, the prize is NT$200,000.
As for the additional prize, there are two this time around: 011 and 427. Holders of receipts with the last three digits matching this three-digit number will garner an NT$200 prize.