Lancashire dad scoops a million pound Christmas present

A Preston dad has received the perfect Christmas present - a £1m Lottery win.

The single dad, who has not yet been named, scooped the windfall on The National Lottery’s instant win game, Merry Millions, just before Christmas.

A Preston man has won the 1m top prize on a National Lottery scratchcard game

A Preston man has won the 1m top prize on a National Lottery scratchcard game

The identity of the man, who National Lottery bosses says works as a chef, will be revealed on Friday at a photocall at Preston's Marriott Hotel, when a Lottery spokesman says "he will reveal how he plans to spend his new-found fortune and give his son the life he always dreamed of".

The photocall will be online at lep.co.uk on Friday, and in Saturday's Lancashire Post.

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