Woman scores $50,000 top prize on instant Scratch-It
A FERNVALE woman has become $50,000 richer after winning the top prize on an Instant Scratch-Its ticket
The woman said she celebrated the discovery by having a nap.
"I was at home having a cup of tea and a bite to eat and decided to scratch the two tickets I had bought on New Year's Eve," she explained.
"I couldn't believe what I saw. I checked it over and over again and then made my husband check it too.
"He said it wouldn't be right and I couldn't have won and so we went down to the newsagency and they confirmed it then.
"We were so shocked I am very happy, very happy indeed.
"We did do some celebrating, but more in the form of relaxing. I went and had a nap!"
When asked how she planned to enjoy her instant windfall, the stoked woman said she would use it to improve her yard.
"It's certainly a great start to the new year. It has come at the perfect time," she said.
"I want to do some backyard and front garden landscaping. I have been wanting to do that for ages, and now I finally can."
The winning $4 Under the Sea Bingo Instant Scratch-Its ticket was purchased at TSG Fernvale, 11/1455 Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale.
Between 1 January and 31 December 2019, there were 114 Instant Scratch-Its top prize winners across the Lott's jurisdictions who collectively took home more than $9.61 million in top prizes.
During this same time, Instant Scratch-Its players enjoyed more than 27.1 million wins across all prize tiers worth more than $208.8 million. This equates to more than half a million dollars won on Instant Scratch-Its every day.