James and Catherine Paterson, of Alloa in Clackmannanshire, were happy to think their lottery ticket had matched five of the numbers drawn, which would have paid them a £986 prize. When their son re-checked their ticket, he found that they had not won £986 after all; their ticket had managed match all numbers drawn and is worth £1,138,746.
The happy couple, who are both pensioners, still find it hard to believe they are now millionaires. They want to have a bit of time to plan how they will use all that money, but realize it will be a tremendous help to them, especially as both have to contend with health issues.
They have, however, hinted that a trip to Seychelles may be in order, as well as considering a new house. This early, their three sons and eight grandchildren are busy making up their Christmas lists. Top of the list for their sons are new cars.