Grand Lottery jackpot climbs to NT$550 million

Taipei, After 19 weeks without a winner, Taiwan's Grand Lottery 6/49 will offer jackpot of NT$550 million (US$18.4 million) in Tuesday night's draw.

If one person takes the grand prize, it will be the lottery's sixth highest payout to a single winner since it was launched in 2004, according to Taiwan Lottery Corp. (TLC).

Its biggest jackpot to a single winner was NT$937 million, which was won on June 9, 2009, TLC said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel