£1.3 million lottery winner went back to work at McDonald's after winning life changing money
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When a lucky punter bagged a whopping £1.3 million in the National Lottery, he had the opportunity to change his life forever.
But, it turned out that 25-year-old Luke Pittard actually quite liked his life the way it was.
Luke was working as a staff trainer at McDonald's in Pontprennau, Cardiff when he won the colossal stack of cash back in 2006.
Not only did he have great mates at the fast food joint, but it's where he met his future wife, Emma Cox.
When you win a million pound jackpot, it seems only right to hand in your notice and kick your feet up, so that's what Luke did.
During his time away he went in on his new millionaire lifestyle, splashing out on a trip to the Canary Islands, a dream wedding for him and Emma, and a property worth over £200k.
But eventually, Luke realised that there was 'more to life than money', and started to miss his pals at McDonald's.
So, a year and a half after his big win, Luke decided to return to work.
"I loved working at McDonald's before I became a millionaire and I'm really enjoying being back there again," he told The Sun at the time.
"Lots of my old McDonald's workmates came to our wedding and I had kept in touch with them all the time, so I just thought: 'Why not go back?'"
He added: "You can only go shopping a certain number of times before you start seeing the same things. It was getting boring and repetitive and I put on a stone in weight. I was eating constantly.
"I enjoy going to work. It’s better than staying at home all day."
And Luke has been able to use his winnings to make the working day a little bit easier.
"I used to walk to work all the time but now I get a taxi there and back."
If that isn't the high life, I don't know what is.
Even though he made more money per week on interest on his lottery winnings than he did in McDonald's, Luke's wife Emma fully supported his decision.
"I can totally understand it. We both really enjoyed working at McDonald's and still have good friends there.
"So it was really familiar for him and something for him to look forward to."