ONE lucky punter who landed a £1million lottery jackpot as his SECOND big win has revealed how he picks his numbers.
David Lawrence, 67, scooped the massive National Lottery win while playing the same numbers he did when he landed £12,000 three years ago.
And the Surrey man says that's not only because they'd scored him money in the past – but because the digits were his late father's pick.
David said he also mixes them with his wife Jacqui's dad's number, too.
The 67-year-old, who landed the £1m jackpot in September, said: “Ever since my Dad passed away, we’ve kept playing my Dad and Jacqui’s Dad’s Lotto numbers.
"We were lucky enough to have won about £12,000 three years ago using his numbers but never in our wildest dreams could we have imagined that these same numbers would lead to a £1,000,000 win."
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David said it was his father's numbers that won them a free Lotto Lucky Dip, adding: "It was this line that made us millionaires."
Recalling the moment he realised he'd won, David said he was standing at Sainsbury's waiting for an important call.
He said: "The phone rang just as the lady behind the counter said I’d need to phone The National Lottery and the terminal made a beeping sound that I’d never heard before.
"It was all going on all at the same time but it is a moment that I will never forget.”
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The retired Day Services Officer for Surrey County Council has devoted his life to helping others, and doesn't intend on stopping anytime soon.
David has spent three decades fundraising and providing essential support services for those living with multiple disabilities.
He continued: “I am a true believer that it really is better to give than to receive and my fundraising and charity work is more than just a passion for me, it’s my life’s work.
"I am so excited by what I can do with my amazing slice of National Lottery good luck.”
David now plans to create a massive crazy golf course in his Leatherhead home's back garden for people to enjoy.
He said: “It may sound a little crazy but, I am going to build a three-hole crazy golf course in our new back garden.
"Why? I’ve seen over the years that physically engaging activities really do help and inspire young adults with mental health and social care needs.
"Many love Crazy Golf and so do I so my ‘golf course’ will be open to anyone who needs it."
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