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Lowly bank employee wins £7.7m double rollover jackpot

took the risk, reaped the rewardThe winner of this week’s lottery has been confirmed as Stephen Hester, a worker in a bank in London who usually likes to keep himself to himself.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2015
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Government urges Camelot to produce thinner lottery winners

Statistics produced by Camelot show that fat couples in council houses are more likely to win the lottery, leading to speculation that the National Lottery is weighted towards the overweight.

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Posted: Aug 21st, 2012
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Family of lightning-victim lottery-winner ‘call it quits’

‘I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry,’ said Lorraine Boyes, widow of a lottery millionaire who died after being struck by lighting; ‘I’ve been up and down like a yo-yo, these last few days.’

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Posted: Sep 3rd, 2009
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Lotto scandal as model citizen scoops jackpot

Jackpot scooped by a church-going civil servant with no criminal convictions.

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Posted: Apr 29th, 2007
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