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I'll be rich tomorrow, $227 million lottery winner had told family

Published on Mar 18, 2014 9:38 PM

LONDON (AFP) - A car mechanic from Britain revealed on Tuesday he had predicted he would be a multi-millionaire "this time tomorrow" just hours before he won a 107.9-million pound (S$227 million) lottery jackpot.

Mr Neil Trotter, 41, from Coulsdon in south London, said he had told staff at his father's office on the day of the Euromillions draw on Friday that he was feeling lucky.

At around 10:30 pm that night, he went "white as a sheet" when he learned he was the single ticket holder to scoop the massive jackpot.

After becoming the fourth-biggest lottery winners in British history, Mr Trotter and his partner Nicky Ottaway, 33, celebrated modestly with two bottles of beer.

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