£585,000 win, but we nearly forgot our ticket

By Jane Candlish

Published: 11/01/2014

A Highland accountant double-checked his figures after buying two lotto lucky dips with his fiancee – and discovered they had won more than half a million pounds.

Barry Loughrey and Ildi Kiss were delighted when they initially thought they had won £585 – enough to pay for a photographer at their summer wedding.

But when the numbers were examined again, the couple discovered they had won much, much more – £585,956 to be exact.

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