Many of us play the British National Lottery or the European prize draw hoping to win a prize but John Alford of Trowbridge in Wiltshire won three times on the same day.
The 76-year-old great grandfather usually buys his tickets at his local shop but last week he was in the local Asda store and decided to buy three tickets there. He was pleased to win £2 on a Scratchcard and took the other two tickets home.
John and his wife, Pauline, didn’t look at the tickets until last Sunday morning. When they finally checked the draw numbers they found they had won another £5 on Thunderball but were stunned to find they had also won £1.4 million in the Lotto draw of the UK lottery draw.
Like so many other winners, the couple’s first plan is a holiday to get used to their good fortune.
Find out more about the lucky winners on the ThisIsWiltshire.co.uk website.