Football punter wins £3 million
A Scottish football punter, Michael Elliott, has won a life changing jackpot of more than £3 million. “It’s unbelievable and it seems like a dream. This bumper win really impacts my life. I have won on three occasions, with £32 as the biggest pay-out. We still can’t believe that we have won such a huge amount of money,” Elliott commented.
Elliott only wagered
a few Pounds and received a cheque for £3,001,511. The punter from Scotland served the UK Armed Forces for more than two decades. He and his partner came to Scotland in 1994. Elliott (56) plans to buy a larger fishing boat.
The Football Pools
“Mr. Elliott wrote history at the Football Pools. It seems that 2010 is an extremely rewarding year. We have seen two life changing jackpots. After the merger of Littlewoods and Vernons in 2007, our customers have taken advantage of massive prizes. We are experiencing an increase in gambling customers thanks to the amazing prizes,” Jon Sheehy, marketing director at the Football Pools