Two couples from Teesside are celebrating after turning a 40 pound scratch card win into a million pounds.
Malcolm and Clare Sills, and Claire and Martin Tait, decided to reinvest their winnings on Euromillions tickets.
However, for the moment, only three of them can pop champagne as Martin works as an engineer in Nigeria.
He was represented at today's photoshoot by a cardboard cut out.
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