An Upper Coomera father was caught off guard at work after scratching a $10,000 top prize on a ticket he received as a gift for Father’s Day.

The $5 Instant Scratch-Its ticket was purchased at Coomera Reserve Road Chempro Chemist, Shop 7 & 8/658 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera.

“I’m thrilled!” the winning dad cheered when we confirmed the win.

“I was actually busy at work when I scratched the ticket, so it was a lovely surprise.

“I got it as a gift for Father’s Day.”

When asked how he planned to enjoy his instant prize of $10,000, the Queensland resident revealed he would give back to his family.

“My family are very excited. I’ll be sharing the prize with them.”

The Coomera Reserve Road Chempro Chemist franchisee said he feels ecstatic to have sold a top prize-winning Instant Scratch-Its ticket and wished their winner all the best for the future.

“The team and I feel amazing!” he said.

“We are so happy for the winner.

“Congratulations to him. It would have been a wonderful Father’s Day gift.”