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The perfect round: golf fan scoops six figure EuroMillions win

A golf fan from Laurencekirk, in Aberdeenshire, teed up a six figure EuroMillions win when he bought a EuroMillions lucky lip ticket on the spur of the moment.

Brian Warrender (55) scooped £136,065.80 when he matched five numbers and a Lucky Star on the EuroMillions draw on May 27.

Brian, who runs his own plumbing and heating firm, plays The National Lottery Lotto game regularly, but a poster for the EuroMillions rollover caught his eye when he popped into a Co-op store for a bottle of water on the way to a job.

He said: "I don't play EuroMillions regularly but when I saw the poster I thought I should take a chance and bought a couple of lucky dip tickets. I checked the numbers on TV on Wednesday morning - I didn't have my glasses on and at first I thought the 26 was a 28. I was over the moon when I realised it was actually a 26 - my number.

"The first thing I did was let my family know; they were excited to hear the news that they had a lottery winner in their midst!"

A keen golfer, Brian is resisting the urge to splash out just yet: "I play club golf most weekends so the win will allow me to indulge in my hobby a little, however, the main thing I will be doing with my win is putting it towards buying a house.

"I use my own numbers when playing Lotto but I'm glad I took a chance playing lucky dip numbers for EuroMillions. I'll definitely keep playing - this win really proves you never know your luck!"

The winning ticket was bought at The co-operative food store in Redcloak, Stonehaven. The winning EuroMillions numbers for the draw were 7, 13, 16, 25, 26 and the Lucky Stars were 1 and 6.

The EuroMillions jackpot has yet to be won meaning the draw on Friday, June 6 will have a huge jackpot of £85,000,000 for the player or players who match all seven numbers.

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