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Wetherspoons Worker Bags £4Million On Lunch Break, Goes And Finishes Shift

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Wetherspoons Worker Bags £4Million On Lunch Break, Goes And Finishes Shift

We all have to hand it to Amadou Gillen, a Wetherspoons pint-puller who won £4 million on a National Lottery scratchcard during his lunch break only to return and finish his shift.

All around top-guy and modesty maverick, Mr Gillen, from Towbridge, Wiltshire went for lunch, bought the scratchcard, and then went beast mode, bagging the biggest prize possible.

Although Gillen admits it was tricky not flying to Ibiza for the biggest fucking blowout possible, he still ended up back at the pub to finish the last four hours of his shift.

"When I saw the number "4" on the card I knew they didn't pay out £40, so I knew it had to be £4million," he said.

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"I scratched off the rest and oh my, I was so excited.

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"But I put the card back in my pocket, and went back to finish the rest of my shift."

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Gillen, who is a dad to two kids, plans to buy a car with the money. But not the car you'd expect a rookie millionaire to buy, like some ugly yellow Ferrari Spider that'd get keyed by some young hoodlums within two weeks in a ASDA car park.

No, he hopes to buy a Peugeot.

"Hopefully I'll get a small Peugeot and after that and driving for a while and getting experience of driving I'm going to get my dream car."

Gillen took his daughter to Nando's to tell her the news and that she'd probably never have to work in Primark ever.

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"My daughter was shocked," he said.

Wetherspoons, Peugeot's and Nando's? That's the Holy Trinity right there.

Words by Josh Teal

Featured image: Getty

Josh Teal
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