Turkish waiter dreams of lottery win, scoops 1 million pounds next day
The Daily Mail reported that Özcan phoned police from the restaurant (pictured), falsely accusing Küçükköylü of stealing his winning ticket. His boss was arrested three days later and held in custody for around nine hours.A Turkish restaurant waiter in England reportedly dreamed one night of winning the Euromillions lottery - and scooped the 1 million pounds jackpot the very next day.
Fatih Özcan, who waited tables at the Kapadokya Turkish restaurant, in York, thought his financial troubles were over when he bought the winning ticket.
But he ended up at the centre of a legal dispute after his boss, Hayati Küçükköylü, claimed the prize for himself.
The row led to threats and police involvement - but now a top judge has ruled the warring pair are entitled to 500,000 pounds each.
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