Lucky salesman wins £400,000 on online casinos after getting bored during lockdown – The Sun

A SALESMAN won more than £400,000 in online casinos when he was bored during lockdown.

Josh Spurling struck lucky in two games just a few days apart.

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The 26-year-old scooped £294,000 on an online slot machine game and more than £110,000 on a roulette game a week later.

The window and door salesman has already spent £50,000 on a house deposit, as well as presents for himself and his family including his daughters aged eight and three. A holiday is also on the cards.

But Josh is now giving up online gambling. He said: “I feel I’ve had my luck and I’ve done really well. If I carried on I’d jinx it.”

Josh, from Dover, Kent, told The Sun he found lockdown incredibly boring.

The dad of two first hit the jackpot on slot machine game Rainbow Riches.

He watched in disbelief as his winnings grew. Josh said: “When it got to £294,000 I thought that’s enough so I took the money.”


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A few days later he was tempted again and once more quit while ahead.

But The Sun’s agony aunt Deidre Sanders said: “Josh is a very, very lucky guy."

“Please don’t everyone think the answer to lockdown tedium, or financial worries, lies in gambling.”

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