Offbeat | Against all odds: British couple win a million in lottery for 2nd time

123A couple from northern England has defied the odds — again — by winning a million pounds (USD1.5 million) in the lottery for a second time.
David and Kathleen Long won the money — and a car — in the EuroMillions Mega Friday Draw, having already scooped up 1 million pounds in 2013.
Lottery operator Camelot said this week the couple beat odds of 283-billion-to-1.
David Long says he played his usual numbers and watched in amazement as they came up. His wife, Kathleen, had to verify them. Since then, it’s all been a blur.
The retired truck driver says the win means he’ll probably take his wife on a cruise — as he’s run out of excuses not to go now. A party is also planned.

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