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A syndicate of seven or eight BT call centre staff are celebrating a massive Euromillions lottery win today.

The workers, from BT's Royal House call centre in Liverpool, did not realise they'd won until they got into work this morning. They share a £45m win - giving each person a win of about £5.5m.

Two different tickets won the £91m total prize money, drawn on Friday.

A BT staffer told the Liverpool Daily Post: "You can only imagine what it was like when it dawned on them. I’ve heard they just went mad – screaming and shouting. It’s been the talk of the building. No one can believe it. They are a very, very lucky bunch."

Another worker told the local paper that winners had already been whisked away by Camelot - presumably to stop BT managers being told what to do with their jobs... ®

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