I scooped a huge £180k lottery jackpot after an online blunder forced me to enter a different draw | The Sun

A LUCKY man has revealed how he bagged a huge lottery jackpot after an online blunder forced him to enter a different draw.

David Lewandowski, from North Carolina, US, couldn't believe his eyes when he realised his mistake had led him to scoop a cool £180,000.

He thought he had bought a ticket for last Sunday's Cash 5 draw – but realised the following day the purchase had not been completed.

Brushing off his blunder, David decided to buy a ticket for that day's game instead using the same numbers.

To his shock, he won the $218,613 (£182,993) jackpot.

And to make his success even sweeter, Sunday's prize was only $169,000 (£141,464).

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He said: "I didn't complete the purchase until the next day.

"If I had paid attention and did it right the first time, I wouldn't have won."

David said he plans to use his new found fortune to make a down payment on a condo in Puerto Rico.

In other lotto news, a woman won £82,932 on the lottery after dreaming it would happen.

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Meanwhile, another gambler almost missed out on a £90,000 lottery jackpot after believing an email telling her she had won was a scam.

The 47-year-old Michigan woman thought it was impossible that she had scooped the eye-watering cash sum.

She thought the email telling her of her £90,000 ($110,689) winnings was fake.

Then, to her surprise, lottery officials called her up to confirm her prize.

It comes after a Maryland man won the lottery whilst playing on a whim during his late night chicken run.

He plans to use the money to go hiking and buy himself and his son a house.

Meanwhile, one lotto winner who once raked in a £100,000 jackpot now fits windows alongside stealing trainers.

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