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Libras, 'snake' people, have best shot at lottery jackpots

2019/07/08 19:28:35

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) People born under the astrological sign of Libra or in the Year of the Snake under the Chinese zodiac have had the best chance of winning Taiwan Power Lottery (威力彩) and Grand Lottery (大樂透) jackpots over the past five years, Taiwan Lottery Corp. said Monday.

Between 2014 and June this year, there had been 154 jackpot winners of the two lotteries, with 13 percent of them Libra, 12 percent Capricorn, 10 percent Aries and 10 percent Virgo.

In terms of the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Snake won 13 percent of the jackpots, followed by those born in the Year of the Monkey and the Year of the Horse at 12 percent and 10 percent, respectively.

The jackpot for Taiwan's Power Lottery is expected to hit NT$870 million (US$28.45 million) later Monday after having gone 36 draws without a winner, while the jackpot for the Grand Lottery is expected to hit NT$370 million on Tuesday, according to Taiwan Lottery Corp.

(By Wu Chia-jung and Evelyn Kao)