A dad bought a lottery ticket on Christmas Day became a millionaire just an hour later.
John Gill scooped £1million on December 25 and is now set to buy a dream car and jet off on the holiday of a lifetime.
But the first thing he did with the winnings was buy his two children new mobile phones.
Mr Gill, 56, from Warrington, Cheshire, said that the win was the “best ever ending to 2015 and the best ever start to 2016”.
The truck repair company owner also won a luxury holiday to the Northern Lights after purchasing a £2 (about 800 naira) ticket for the EuroMillions Mega Friday draw on Christmas Day.
The married father bought two mobile phones for his son and daughter after joking that he would buy them a new one if his numbers came in.