Teen spends Rs 130 on lottery ticket, wins Rs 1.04 crore

Updated: Aug 23, 2019, 16:43 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

It was the first time when the teen was buying a lottery ticket

A teen won Rs 1.04 crore on a lottery ticket. Pic/ The National Lottery's Twitter
A teen won Rs 1.04 crore on a lottery ticket. Pic/ The National Lottery's Twitter

A teenager from the US named Saw Lawton is an example of beginner's luck as he bagged a whopping amount of Rs 1.04 crore from the first lottery ticket that he had ever bought. The 19-year old had no plans of buying one but ended up buying it after he saw a fellow winner Dean Weymes on television last month. He purchased a ticket for Rs 130 through a mobile application. He was surprised when he saw the numbers on the ticket matched the numbers that won.

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Lawton planned to spend the money on productive things like driving lessons, deposit for his new home and enjoy a holiday in New York with his girlfriend.

According to Indiatimes, Sam Lawton celebrated the day by opening a bottle of champagne during a press conference at Coombe Abbey Hotel in Coventry, England.

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