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The SAS who win the lottery

Today we discovered in 0'20 this curious news. An operator of one of the most elite units in the world, the SAS, continues to serve in that unit even after winning 1 million pounds.

The unnamed soldier has become the richest British Army soldier having won that sum of money. This Special Force wants to continue his normal life and save money for when he finish his military career so he can enjoy the prize.


The Special Air Service better known by its acronym SAS is a special forces regiment of the British Army (UKSF). Its functions are wartime special operations, and in peacetime, mainly counterterrorism.

Although SAS has its origins in World War II, he was unveiled outside the military institution as one of the most respected elite units in the world after the successful Iranian Embassy Siege of 1980 when assaulted at gunpoint the Iranian Embassy in London to rescue the hostages.