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Single Mum ‘Fulfils Dream’ after Netting £250,000 on Scratchcard

Last Updated: Wednesday 20th January 2016, 10:44

A young mother from Stockport is looking forward to opening up new doors for her and her family after pocketing £250,000 on a scratchcard. Lizzie Harris, 22, bought the £2 Red National Lottery gamecard from her local Morning Store shop on Saturday morning and played straight away.

Having discovered that she was a winner, Lizzie went back inside and the shopkeeper helped her to claim the money. A National Lottery official called back to confirm she had scooped the top prize and Lizzie kept the card safe by keeping it under her pillow. Having left her job as a technical facilities manager last year to look after her four-month-old son, Lizzie is delighted that she will be able to give him a brighter future.

“It’s every parent’s dream to be able to financially provide for their kids and now I’m able to do just that. There even may be a few pounds left over for me too!” Lizzie told the Manchester Evening News, adding that she would also like to move into a home of her own across the road from her mum, buy a car and invest in properties so she can rent them out.

Scratchcards provide the excitement of finding out in an instant whether you have won a prize which could change your life. Visit the Scratchcards page to find out more and discover a selection of games which can be played for free.

There is also a Lotto draw tonight to give players another chance to snap up fantastic rewards. The estimated jackpot is worth £9.9 million following two rollovers since the historic draw on Saturday 9th January when two ticket holders split £66 million. You can enter online now or visit any authorised retailer in the UK, and you might just change your life right away just like Lizzie Harris. Good luck!

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