Victoria Point woman bags $50,000 Instant Scratch-Its win grocery shopping
A shiny new car and a luxury holiday are at the very top of a Victoria Point mum’s wishlist as she relishes the excitement of a $50,000 Instant Scratch-Its prize hitting her bank account.
The top prize winning $4 Cool Bananas Bingo ticket was purchased at Town Centre News Victoria Point, Shop 13 Town Centre, 355 – 369 Colburn Ave, Victoria Point.
Sharing her joy with US this morning, the south-east Queenslander explained she’d never dreamt of scratching a top prize.
“It’s very exciting,” she laughed.
“It still hasn’t sunk in! I’m very overwhelmed.
“When I was grocery shopping, I picked up two tickets and went home and scratched them that night.
“I was stunned! I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t sleep at all that night.
“I went back to the newsagency the next day and they confirmed the win!
“I was just so happy. I’m so stoked. It’s unreal!
“It’s one of those things you never think is going to happen to you and now it has!”
With $50,000 to spare, the instant winner had plenty of ideas about how she might enjoy her prize.
“It really takes the pressure off,” she explained.
“I can share it with the children; I really want to help them out.
“I can buy myself a new car and go on a holiday.
“I will really be able to treat myself. I am so excited!”
Town Centre News Victoria Point owner Mila Pinto said it was the first top prize winning Instant Scratch-Its ticket the outlet had sold.
“I am so happy for our winner,” she said.
“She is a regular customer and she is so deserving of this prize.
“When she came in and I scanned the ticket, I started shaking; I was so excited for her!
“We hope this is the beginning of plenty of major prizes for our customers.”