71-Year-Old Man Believes Late Wife Helped Him Win $750K Lottery Prize

A Bay Area man who recently won $750,000 by playing the California Lottery believes that more than luck helped him win, lottery officials said.

Jason Lieu, 71, bought his winning $30 California Lottery
30th Anniversary Scratchers ticket last week at a 7-Eleven store at 3080 San
Jose Ave. in San Francisco, according to lottery officials.

Lieu purchased his ticket on Oct. 18, which can also be read as the last 4 digits of his late wife’s cellphone number, 10-18, lottery officials said.

Lieu and his wife had been married for more than 40 years before she passed away less than a year ago. The two enjoyed playing the lottery together after a stroke his wife suffered prevented them from going to casinos, according to lottery officials.

“I told my son, ‘Your mom, she’s very happy, happy, happy,'” Lieu said in a statement.

“I thought this must be a sign from Mom,” Lieu’s son Tom Lieu said. “It’s always been her dream to win something big.”

Daniel Montes, Bay City News

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  • HappyHighwayman

    He thinks he’s so special that the afterlife conspired to win him money? Nothing else? So he’s saying his wife is super magic, while others are not? LOL How is this an article?

  • HappyHighwayman

    “Football player believes god made him win football game, news at 11”