Self-employed joiner Ian Harvie checked results and found that a combination he and two other friends from Hull were betting on had won more than £100,000in the August 31 draw. So he called up caravan engineer friend Colin Audsley, and asked if the lines had been put in. Colin had to check with the third member, train-driver David Gardner, who excitedly confirmed their win. Now they are set to share £116,794, which David considers a good birthday present; he turned 46 on Sept. 1.
For David, the win will allow him to pay off mortgage, get a few home repairs done, and perhaps buy a teenage son a Playstation 4 console.
Colin plans to spoil his wife of 23 years, treat his grandchildren, and give financial help to a son and a daughter.