Saturday, April 4

283 Billion To One Lottery Win

Photo rossparry - Daily Mail
I don't know if these odds are right but Camelot - who run UK lotteries - state that David Long overcame odds of 283 billion to one with his second £1,000,000 lottery win last week.

David won £1,000,000 two years ago. Last week though, he was in a supermarket and saw a poster advertising the latest draw. He said to himself, "Yea, I'll give that a go."

He then went on to say, "I knew I'd win."

Later, checking his numbers he says he called his wife over to confirm realising he had won for a second time. "I said, 'Have a look at this. It's there, look, read that line.'" And sure enough he was a winner again.

A Camelot spokesman said, "As you can imagine, we see winners who win once who are very shocked. It must be even more shocking to win twice." I suppose he means shocked in a good way!

Mr.Long said the second win would not deter him from playing in the future - and insisted a third win was possible. "They say things come in threes, don't they?" he said. "Third time lucky and all that. His wife added, "He will probably win again."

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1 comment:

  1. Wow! Interesting what he says - that he knew he would win. I've read that about other lottery winners too.