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Lottery player wins record jackpot

Paul O'Mahony · 28 Mar 2010, 10:07

Published: 28 Mar 2010 10:07 GMT+02:00

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As the winner selected the numbers online, lottery operator Svenska Spel has been able to secure an identification and plans to break the news with a phone call on Sunday to a player in Skåne.

"It's going to be fun and exciting to make that call," said Svenska Spel's Pierre Jonsson in a statement.

The lucky player, a man aged 50-60, managed to get all seven numbers and two joker numbers right, becoming the first Drömvinsten ('Dream Win') recipient since December 2008, when a family, also from Helsingborg, won 110.6 million kronor.

Svenska Spel has not revealed the name of the winning player.

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Saturday's jackpot was the highest ever in Sweden by quite some margin, beating the previous record of 134.7 million kronor set in May 2008.

Paul O'Mahony (paul.omahony@thelocal.com)

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Your comments about this article

12:45 March 28, 2010 by pallomamy
ho my GOD! lucky him and his family!!!!

they are rich forever

hummmm how i envie them

14:07 March 28, 2010 by Nemesis
Unfortunately it was not me:(
17:05 March 28, 2010 by G Kin
How is the game played ?

21:56 March 28, 2010 by seychelle_18
Yeah right! Can somebody teach us how to play? especially in English :-) Can somebody post the link to this game? ;-)
22:17 March 28, 2010 by MaxKista
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