A man who won over a million dollars in China's national lottery divorced his wife before picking up his winnings the next day.
Liu Xiang won 4.6 million yuan (NZ$1.13million) in the lottery in February. He then initiated the divorce with his wife, Yuan Li, without telling her about his winnings, the Independent reported.
His ex-wife then sued him for half and a court ordered him to pay her a quarter of his winnings.
Mr Liu and his wife's relationship started to break down in June 2013, South China Morning Post reported.
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She granted him the divorce after Mr Liu offered to pay off their debts.
Yuan found out about her ex-husband's winnings from a friend who phoned her to congratulate the couple, according to the Chongqing Morning Post.