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Guardian: What lottery winners spend their fortunes on

In the past 18 years the National Lottery has created 3,000 millionaires. But what have the lucky winners spent their money on? And how many stay in work despite their newly acquired fortune?

In the past 18 years the National Lottery has created 3,000 millionaires. But what have the lucky winners spent their money on? And how many stay in work despite their newly acquired fortune?
  
According to a study by Camelot and Oxford Economics, over £8.5bn has been won since the National Lottery launched in 1994, with the average win coming in at £2.8m. The average win laid end to end in £10 notes would stretch for 25 miles.
  
So what cars, holidays and luxuries do lottery winners go for? A survey of the spending habits of the 3000 millionaires created since the National Lottery’s launch has given us the following insights.
  
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