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Local Leicester man wins £10,000!

A Leicester man is £10,000 richer thanks to, after being announced as a weekly winner in the leading price comparisons site’s ‘£Million Mega Draw’.

Posted on 08 Oct 2014

Coalville resident scoops £10,000 weekly jackpot in the ‘£Million Mega Draw’ -

A Leicester man is £10,000 richer thanks to, after being announced as a weekly winner in the leading price comparisons site’s ‘£Million Mega Draw’. 

Ben Gregory, 32, from Coalville, Leicester, won the money by simply purchasing his motor insurance policy via during the third week of September, entering himself into a prize draw for a weekly prize of £10,000 – and a grand prize of one million pounds! 

Mr. Ben Gregory said: “I received the phone call on a Tuesday lunchtime and couldn’t quite believe what I was hearing. It’s not every day someone rings you up and tells you that you’ve won £10,000!  

 “I needed to buy car insurance so I used, and at the time I thought I might as well enter the competition as it was free to enter. I’m really glad I did now as I saved money on my policy and now have won £10,000.

“I was completely blown away to have won the money and can’t wait to splash some cash.” 

When asked how he would spend the £1million, if he were lucky enough to win that as well, Ben replied: 

“If I won the £1million prize, the first thing I would do is buy a bigger house. And then I’d splash out on a beautiful holiday and, finally, I’d buy a couple of nice cars! Do it all, really.”

Research from reveals that Ben is not alone in this decision, with nearly half of Brits (49%) saying they would buy a new house. has launched the ‘£Million Mega Draw’ to give one lucky person the chance to win a million pounds by buying a car, home, life or travel insurance policy. The campaign, fronted by brand icon BRIAN the Robot, will also offer a weekly prize of £10,000 for 13 weeks, making 13 a lucky number for some customers. 

Joby Russell, marketing director at, says: “We’re delighted that Ben has won one of our last prizes in our ‘£Million Mega Draw’ giveaway. We have had a lot of support and loyalty from our customers over the years since we launched, and wanted to show our appreciation through this giveaway.

“The ‘£Million Mega Draw’ has been a great success and we’re delighted that, as the competition ends, we’ve made customers up and down the country £10,000 richer, as well as making one very lucky customer a millionaire!” 

The ‘£Million Mega Draw’ launched on Wednesday 25th June and ran throughout the summer until 30th September 2014. This life-changing opportunity will give someone the chance to become a millionaire and live out their wildest dreams.
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Launched in 2002, was the UK's first price comparison site for car insurance and is one of the UK’s biggest and most popular price comparison services, generating over one million quotes per month. It has expanded its range of comparison products over the last couple of years to include small van insurance, motorcycle insurance, car buying and selling, and car finance, as well as a number of tools designed to save drivers money on motoring. is not a supplier, insurance company or broker. It provides an objective and unbiased comparison service. By using cutting-edge technology, it has developed a series of intelligent web-based solutions that evaluate a number of risk factors to help customers with their decision-making, subsequently finding them great deals on a wide-range of insurance products, financial services, utilities and more.’s service is based on the most up-to-date information provided by UK suppliers and industry regulators. is owned by the Admiral Group plc. Admiral listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2004. is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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