Ian Black, 61, had just finished his nightshift when he visited the shop – which he had almost bypassed because of roadworks.
But he bought his paper and a Monopoly Deluxe National Lottery scratchcard and screamed when he realised he had won the jackpot. Ian said: “Something was telling me to buy it. I went out of the shop, sat and scratched it.
“I could not believe what I was seeing. I let out a scream and drove home.
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