Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Thursday, January 28, 2021

A woman who won a $60 million lottery said she got the winning numbers from her husband’s dream

MoneyDeng Pravatoudom won a $60 million jackpot and claims to have got the winning numbers from her husband's dream. Her husband dreamt about the set of numbers 20 years ago. 

Pravatoudom when into the bank to pay some bills while her husband checked the tickets. When Pravatoudom got back into the car, her husband told her that they won the lottery. 

“I was ecstatically happy, I was crying at the same time. I couldn’t believe it at first,” Pravatoudom said during a virtual celebration where she was presented the check. “I am going to buy a house, then if it’s allowed after Covid, I’m going to travel the world.”

Pravatoudom also told stories of how her and her siblings immigrated to Canada from Laos in 1980 and how hard her and her husband worked to support their family. 

“My family was sponsored by a local church and because we had nothing, I am thankful for the great support they provided us over the years,” she said. “My husband and I have worked long hours as general labourers for over 40 years, trying to save what we could for our family. Due to the pandemic I was laid off last spring, so this money will certainly help make our lives much easier.”

The Pravatoudoms also plan on paying off their debts, helping out their children, and living life! 

See A woman who won a $60 million lottery said she got the winning numbers from her husband’s dream, WSVN, January 25, 2021. 

Special thanks to David S. Luber (Florida Probate Attorney) for bringing this article to my attention.


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