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Joe Dwight, 49, and Jess Thwaite, 46, from Gloucestershire, celebrate winning the record £ 184m EuroMillions jackpot. Photo: Andrew Mathews / PA Wire / DPA

The main stone

Joe Dwight, the ல 184 million jackpot winner in British lotto history, did not wake up his wife Jess when he heard the life-changing news. He said when her alarm went off: “I have a secret to tell you,” the 49-year-old said Thursday in his hometown of Gloucester. He himself heard the news when he woke up at 5:15 a.m. last Tuesday to plant dogs.

When he realized he had won the equivalent of 217 million euros, he did not know what to do. “I could not sleep again, I did not want to wake Jess, so I just lay there and it felt like always,” said the telecom consultant. “I spent some time searching for real estate without a budget limit. It’s new.”

The couple said winning exactly 4 184,262,899.10 would give them the opportunity to have many more experiences and adventures with family and friends. “Our two children are always talking about going to Hawaii. I do not know why, but now I can make that dream come true,” said the 44-year-old hair salon owner. Planned, where they recently settled with their elementary school age children, three dogs, five chicks, two geckos and three ponies.

This is the second time this year that a UK lottery winner has won more than £ 100m, and the 15th overall. The £ 109 million jackpot at the time was won in February. Previous record £ 170 million – An anonymous winner raised this amount in October 2019.