Trelleborg man in 93 million kronor Lotto win

As the Lotto balls fell into place on Saturday evening it slowly dawned on a Trelleborg man that he had just won a cool 93 million kronor - tax-free.

The jackpot is Sweden’s second highest gaming win of all time.

The man had entered his Lotto numbers on svenskaspel.se, the web site of Sweden’s state-owned gambling monopoly, making this the biggest-ever online win in the country.

“Terrific, I’ll call him and congratulate him on Sunday,” said Svenska Spel’s Tommy Wahlgren in a press statement.

“He needs to celebrate and let what’s happened sink in.”

The man had correctly picked seven Lotto numbers and two Joker numbers.

The biggest gaming jackpot in Sweden was 123 million kronor, won by a player in Visby, Gotland, in October 2005.