Belfast Telegraph

Fourth Red or Black? millionaire

A retail manager from Yorkshire has become the fourth millionaire to be created by ITV's Red or Black? game show.

Gary Brocklesby, from Doncaster, became the latest contestant in the series to win the million pound jackpot.

Gary celebrated his win on stage with pregnant wife Suzanne and presenters Ant and Dec.

He said: "I can't speak, it's amazing. This is a life-changing experience.

"This doesn't happen to a guy from Doncaster. I'm a grafter, that's all I am."

Mr Brocklesby said he planned to take his friends and family to Las Vegas, but first wanted to spend some of the prize money on a nursery for his unborn child.

He added: "It's out of this world. I didn't expect to get through the first round so to get through to the final is unbelievable."

Red or Black?, created by Simon Cowell, has been hugely expensive to stage with a budget estimated at £15 million.

And it has been mired in controversy after it emerged that the first millionaire it created had been jailed for attacking a woman, thought to be his ex-girlfriend.

Show bosses were criticised for allowing him to keep the cash and then three more contestants were dropped from the show after producers reviewed their background checks.


From Belfast Telegraph