Professions With The Most Lotto Wins

With the National Lottery, some amusing results have been uncovered about Brits doing particular jobs winning jackpots more frequently than anyone else. You might put winning the National lottery down to luck, but the fact is, more than 331 of the UK’s luckiest winners come from one profession. Read further as we reveal all.

Gareth and Catherine Bull gave a talk during a press conference at Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, just after they scooped up the rollover jackpot of £40,627,241 in the EuroMillions draw. Gareth Bull is a builder, and he was the one who bought the winning ticket for this massive EuroMillions jackpot. 

Gareth and Catherine

It all comes down to this: If you want to win the lottery, then become a brickie! From all the lottery win statistics, brickies, or builders, are some of the nations’s luckiest winners with a total jackpot of £1.26 billion. Yes, that’s right, you heard us. £1.26 billion. That is an absolutely dizzying amount of money. 

Figures released from the National Lottery have revealed that they have banked the best results in the game’s 21 year history with 331 millionaires created by the lotto game. Cabbies, truckers and bus drivers are next in line when the lucky numbers are handed out with 193 professional drivers becoming millionaires since the year 1994. 

Office workers are also a substantial portion of the winners. Of course, it comes to no surprise as this is the majority workforce in most countries. Office workers take third place with 190 millionaires racking up a total of £840 million in winnings. 

Let us now take a look at the concrete facts. According to the research conducted, factory workers and shop staff are actually amongst the top five jobs that have produced mega-wins when choosing numbers for the draw. Clearly Lady Luck is on their side. Maybe they sold her some really swanky shoes once? 

The winning profession category doesn’t come to a halt there, however. Nurses, teachers, chefs and cleaners have also come up trumps with overnight millionaires or life changing amounts of cash won! 

The people able to take an early retirement thanks to netting a million include 83 IT workers, 71 accountants, 47 mechanics, 28 postal delivery workers, 27 farmers and 27 members of the emergency services. 

A National Lottery spokesperson commented on this subject. They said, “Builders have managed to cement their luck over the years but there are millionaire milestones across all professions from cleaners to teachers and secretaries to postmen. With six new millionaires made every week, there is every chance that these figures will change and your job will leap onto the list. But whatever your profession, we can assure you the joy and amazement of receiving your giant cheque is just the same.” 


Recent lottery research has shown that the Birmingham postcode has the most millionaires, closely followed by Glasglow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Belfast. 

Simply based on average, jackpot winners buy 4.5 cars for themselves, family and friends after a lotto win, but some of the most unusual spending sprees recorded included a firework company, new hips for the wife, and the house next door converted into a pub! 

Well, there you have it. If you want to win the lottery fast, then become a brickie. Or, better yet, rather play the lottery online safely and conveniently from your own desktop pc or tablet. Change your financial situation today and start choosing those lucky numbers! 


Best of luck!

The PlayUKInternet Team

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