You've won billions! Eh…sorry, no you haven't

Three hundred Danes believed a dream lifestyle of champagne and caviar awaited them this week after they were announced billionaire lottery winners.

Then they discovered it was all a mistake.

The "winners" received an email from the head of the Danish state-run lottery company congratulating them on their win. One man was told he had won €3bn.

He said his heart leapt and he started thinking of all the things he could do with the money.

But it was all a mistake - and the Lottery company has now apologised.

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