A British man struck one of the biggest lottery jackpots in the country's history – but the golden ticket stayed in a pile of papers in his van for weeks, according to local reports.
Andrew Clark, 51, only checked The ticket because his partner and niece annoyed him after hearing about a local prize-free prize, he told Sky News.
"Trisha always told me to check the tickets, and her niece Louise, for whom I built an extension, and when she heard about the unsolicited price on the news, he was there too," he said, "Clark , from the English city of Boston, told the news station that he had given in and checked all his lottery tickets ̵
"I finally gave up, got the bundle out of the van and started myself working through, methodologically from the oldest to the youngest, starting with lottery, before I switch to my EuroMillions tickets. "
One of them EuroMillions tickets were the big winner, which gave Clark a payout of 86 million dollars.
It almost feels like a magical Christmas story, the man who almost lost [$86 million ]! "Clark said after finding the ticket.
This report appears f NYPost.com.
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