I won the lottery and it changed my life – but the first two things I’m buying aren’t for me | The Sun

A LUCKY punter who scooped a life-changing jackpot has revealed what he will buy first – and it's not for himself.

Myke Brookes, from Pensett, Dudley, had given up entering the Postcode Lottery when his dad became ill and every penny had to be saved.

The dad-of-two fell on hard times when he became his father's carer – after having recently lost his step-mum Kelly to cancer.

But by chance, Myke decided to enter the eye-watering draw just three weeks ago, after seeing a butterfly that reminded him of Kelly.

He told Coventry Live: "She loved butterflies and whenever I see one, I say, ‘Hi Kel’.

"And a few times I’ve looked at one and I’ve just said, ‘Kelly, help me in any way you can, help me'."

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After praying to his late step-mum, Myke discovered he had bagged himself a whopping £90,909.

"I only rejoined three weeks ago. I’m feeling very, very lucky and I think it’s down to her," added Myke.

"It’s a life-changing amount of money and it couldn’t have come at a better time."

And, the first thing the lucky winner is splashing his cash on, is dad Mervin.

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The 70-year-old received a devastating brain tumour diagnosis this year and now his son wants to make life comfortable by treating him.

Myke said: "He’s having a steak tonight, that’s what he wanted, and a little whisky.

“It’s been so hard, but this money will help so much.”

The Midlands man also wants to add a little luxury to his adorable pup Sirius' life – before spending anything on himself.

“I’m going to get a brother for Sirius. I told him the other day that if I could afford it, I’ll get him a new friend," added the dad-of-two.

Myke said the heartwarming win has made life feel like "Christmas" and relieved a huge financial burden.

"Money was always tight", he added.

"It was an unbelievable shock."

This comes as ten of his neighbours scooped the windfall.

"It’s brilliant. I think there’ll be a street party," said Myke.

"My neighbour Roger next door is brilliant, he’s absolutely brilliant, he’s my best friend and would do anything for me and vice versa."

This comes as a group of lucky Brits bagged themselves £3.2million on the People's Postcode Lottery have revealed how they'll splash the cash.

The huge prize was won by more than 1,000 locals on a Greater Manchester estate.

Another fortunate resident scooped an entire £388k Postcode Lottery prize due to a quirk.

The winner from Runcorn in Cheshire, was only the person playing in the WA7 2YN post code, meaning they kept the jackpot for themselves.

Meanwhile, a former nurse won £400,000 on the People's Postcode Lottery – but her sister who lives just downstairs got nothing.

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To play the People's Postcode Lottery, you have to sign up on the website and enter your bank details.

You're then automatically entered into a variety of different draws and prizes are announced every day.

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