It’s sad to see but not entirely uncommon when lottery winners win the big one. Back in 1997 Lawrence Candlish won £5.5 million on the UK Lotto.
But now the 36-year-old Newcastle United fan is back in England and admits he has ‘blown the lot.’
The penniless Geordie’s Spanish villa has been seized by the bank and he has abandoned his Irish-themed pub. It is reported that Lawrence was so broke he had to borrow his taxi fare to the airport.
It seems incredible but winning the lottery is no solution for not being able to manage your money.
So, are your finances in order, before you win..?