Steel workers won 2.2 million playing the National Lottery

July 26, 2009 by  
Filed under Lottery Winners

As Corus Steel workers around the UK fear losing their jobs a syndicate of 8 players including 6 steel workers won 2.2 million playing the National Lottery. Each member of the lucky winning syndicate has pocketed £275,000 at a time of severe economic pressure for their employer.

Only last weekend, thousands of people took to the streets of another threatened Corus plant, Redcar in Teesside to protest at possible job losses within the struggling steel company in the region. However 6 of Corus, workers now have a few less worries due to their huge National Lottery win. Now the lucky steel workers have received their cash, they face the problem of deciding what to spend their National Lottery jackpot winnings on.

The lucky Scunthorpe syndicate were one of two winners who matched all six balls – 4, 6, 10, 28, 35 and 39 – on July 11 to share the £4.4 million National Lottery jackpot. A member of the winning syndicate said none of the winners had any plans to leave Corus as they all enjoyed their jobs.

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