Chinese lottery winner keeps US$30M jackpot secret from wife and child

A man in southern China is keeping his 219 million yuan (US$29.9 million) lottery jackpot a secret from his wife and child, saying he was worried that the winnings might make them lazy.

The man identified only as Mr. Li went alone to the lottery office in Nanning, in the southern region of Guangxi, to claim his prize, the Nanning Evening News reported. He wore a bright yellow costume that covered his head in photos showing him accepting the prize.

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“I didn’t tell my wife and child for fear that they would be too complacent and would not work or work hard in the future,”


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