Elmer Jordan of Maxwell, Christ Church collected his jackpot of $5.450 million yesterday from the Barbados Lottery Office in Independence Square, Bridgetown with his wife, Joycelyn by his side.
Jordan, who is 78 years old, returned to his homeland ten years ago after having worked in England for over 40 years.
On collecting his cheque, the easy-going Jordan said he was not surprised when he realised his Super Lotto ticket had the winning numbers.
“It wasn’t no surprise….It was in the morning I checked. I had four tickets – three Mega 6's and one Super Lotto. First I checked the Mega 6 and then the Super Lotto. I then went to my wife and told her I won the lottery; that’s all I said,” he recalled.
However, Mrs. Jordan said she was in shock when her husband said he won, “On hearing him I turned around to look at him and got a stiff n...