A Builder from the UK has won 105 million pounds (more than 135 million US dollars) in the EuroMillions lottery, according to Sky News.
The win by 42-year-old Steve Thomson from West Sussex County was the ninth largest in the history of the national lottery.
Thomson admitted that he decided to check the lottery results only when he was waiting for his colleague on the way to work.
Commenting on how the family is going to spend the winnings, the father-of-three said that his ten-year-old son is already throwing about the Tesla car, and his eight-year-old daughter asked for a pink iPhone. Thomson himself said that the family is currently looking for a more spacious home.
“Giving each child their own room is a big deal, so we are looking for a home,” he said.
In October, another UK resident won 170 million pounds ($218 million) in the EuroMillions lottery and won the largest jackpot in the country.
The first EuroMillions lottery was held on 13 February 2004 in three countries: France, Spain and the UK. In October 2004, six other countries joined the lottery: Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, Ireland, and Austria. The winnings are subject to tax only in Switzerland. One lottery ticket costs two and a half euros. In total, the lottery participants are about 200 million people.