I won £108m EuroMillions jackpot… here's how I knew I would win big before I even bought a ticket | The Sun
29th October 2022

A MECHANIC who landed a whopping £108million in a EuroMillions jackpot has revealed how he knew he would win big – before he'd even bought a ticket.

Neil Trotter scooped one of the biggest EuroMillion wins in history, but he always knew he'd end up a rich.

The Surrey man says he'd often tell his dad that one day he'd have a house with a lake.

Then, in the hours before he became £107.9m richer, he told his workmate he'd be winning big that night, and he told staff at his dad’s office that “this time tomorrow" he’d be a millionaire. 

And, he was right.

Neil recalled of his eerie prediction: “Being a Trotter, I knew I’d be a millionaire one day – and I somehow knew I’d win the Lottery. 

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“I used to tell my dad I’d have a house with a lake, and he’d say, ‘In your dreams, son!’.

"I had such a strong feeling on the Friday that I’d win, I told the secretary at work. 

“Winning allowed me to go back to my first love – racing. And I‘ve the house with a lake.”

The racecar fanatic traded in his Ford Focus for the likes of a Jaguar and Porsche when he won his fortune. 

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And he bought a Grade II-listed mansion with its own lake set in 400 acres of land.

Neil won big in 2014, but has told of how his life is "quite boring".

He said: "Going from having to work to not having to work any more was quite a strange thing to adjust to.

"I soon found out that sitting at home watching telly all day was quite boring.”

He also admitted he's "struggled" to cope with the wealth.

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Neil said: "It's been a bit of a struggle, adjusting to having so much money but this is the dream, it was my dream to buy a big house with some land and a lake.

"I've always worked all my life so going from having to work to not having to work anymore was quite a strange thing to adjust to."

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