Jan. 7(UPI)– An Australian woman who bought a handful of scratch-off lotto tickets to place in her Christmas cards claimed she wound up with one ticket left over– and it won greater than $7,000.
The Edgeworth, New South Wales, woman informed The Lott authorities she got several scratch-off tickets from the Edgeworth Newsagency to take into Xmas cards for close friends, however after sealing up the last card she discovered she had one lottery game ticket left over.
“I thought I might too maintain it for myself,” the woman recalled.
The player scraped off the ticket and disclosed it was a $7,765.45 leading prize victor.
“I was dumbfounded,” she stated. “I was so fired up. I could not believe it. I simply sat there completely stunned.”
The winner claimed the ticket really nearly ended up being another person’s good fortune.
“I can have conveniently placed that ticket in somebody’s Christmas card,” she stated. “I felt as though it was actually implied to be for me.”
The lady stated her prepare for the jackpots include taking a vacation to South Australia and also showing her granddaughter.