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€500k lotto win saves builder from having to emigrate


A builder from Co. Kerry’s luck turned around after he won €500,000 in last Tuesday’s EuroMillions Plus draw.

The man, who is remaining private, bought a €6 Quick Pick in Spar Express in Tralee on Tuesday.

“I checked the results after the draw, then I put the ticket back in my pocket and went into the town for a few pints” he said.

“Things aren’t good if you are a builder in Kerry. I’d been planning to emigrate to make a better life for myself…. now I don’t need to!”  he added.

Tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot is an estimated €30m.

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