You must think of yourself as an unlucky person, at least every now and then. We all do. But what Frane Selak, a Croatian music teacher has gone through is a case of Hollywood-like bad luck. Escaping from a derailed train, surviving 3 vehicle crashes, a car that into flames and a plane with no doors – his story would make for a billboard movie. But then his bad luck changed the day he won the lottery. Could this get any weirder?> here are some of the most unbelievable stories of lottery winners who had their share of misfortune before hitting the jackpot.
Selak’s Million Dollar lottery Story
Selak was a music teacher in Croatia where he was born in 1929. He counts among some of the most unlucky people in the world because of all the accidents his fate put counted. For instance, when he was 33 he was traveling via train from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik when the train derailed and plunged into an icy river. Seventeen passengers died, but the music professor wasn’t among them. At 34, he was travelling from Zagreb to Rijeka via plane and the door of the cockpit blew away; the powerful currents pulled him out of the plane, but, inexplicably, despite of the nineteen casualties, he managed to again survive landing in a…haystack! One bus crash, two car into flames, one bus accident and one cliff car escape later, he finally won the lottery. In 2003, he won the $1,000,000 jackpot in the national Croatian lottery. When interviewed, he stated he knew God was always watching over him all those years. if you too are passionate about the game of lottery, you can visit the lotterymaster.com results and winning numbers on the special pages of the site where you can also safely buy tickets online for the world’s biggest lottery games. You might have considered yourself to be an unlucky person your entire life, but having read the Croatian music teacher’s story might have changed your heart a little and you are not ready to mark your favorite numbers for the next MegaMillions or Powerball games.
The Double Jackpot And The Memory Loss
Derek Ladner had won the a jackpot worth close to £480,000 in 2007; but a week later, he remembered he had actually bought another ticket on which he had marked the very same winning numbers. This helped him win two five shares of the jackpot, bringing him a check worth close to one million Pounds.