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Lucky Scots trawlerman nets £5.4million online gambling jackpot from a stake of 20p

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A SCOTS trawlerman has netted a £5.4million online gambling jackpot from a stake of just 20p.

The mystery dad-of-one, from Aberdeenshire, reeled in the biggest internet casino win ever seen in the UK on BetVictor’s Hall of Gods game.




He said his whopper win was “a dream come true”, adding: “I can only compare the feeling of winning as equal to, but different from, the day I saw my son born.”

It took the North Sea cod fisherman half an hour to get the payout on the virtual slot machine on Sunday.

He said: “The first person I told was my wife. She was as shocked as I was.

“Winning the jackpot is a dream come true for me and my family as it will change our lives. We have no worries about the future now.”

The man, who wants to remain anonymous, said he will keep fishing as he would miss it if he stopped but will take time off to decide what to do with his cash and which charities to donate to.

BetVictor’s head of eGaming, Andrew Dymock, said: “I couldn’t be happier for one of our most loyal Scottish customers.”

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