Lanarkshire OAP wins £ 50,000 jackpot and promises to share money with bingo friend
A Wishaw retiree became the second player to win a £ 50,000 jackpot in the space of 10 weeks.
The 78-year-old grandmother, who has avoided publicity in an attempt to remain anonymous, is a regular at Buzz Bingo in Motherwell.
Generously, and as the unwritten bingo pact rule dictates, she plans to split the winnings equally with her regular bingo buddy.
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The delighted winner has had decades of fun playing bingo on-site with her friend and plans to spend it half-spoiling her children and grandchildren, and herself.
She said, “This is the perfect time in life to have some fun.”
The big win came on Saturday August 7 at the popular bingo hall on the city’s Orbiston Street.
He closely follows another lucky local who called home for the same amount
Angela McPhee, Club Manager at Buzz Bingo Motherwell, said: “We couldn’t be happier for our lucky winner and his fantastic win! This is the second lucky customer to win the £ 50,000 Big Buzz Special jackpot at Buzz Bingo Motherwell in 10 weeks.
“Everyone was applauding from their seats – it was such an exciting time. “
Buzz Bingo Retail Director Peter Brigden said: “The atmosphere in a club when there is a big win is always amazing. “He was the 27th person to win this £ 50,000 jackpot since the clubs reopened in May – two winners per week, which is incredible!
“It’s great to celebrate a win and for the rest of the bingo community to celebrate it too! “
All Buzz Bingo clubs have now reopened their doors to customers. Each of them has a number of health and safety measures in place, including maximum capacity, Perspex screens, and floor markers to enable social distancing.
To learn more, visit their website at: buzzbingo.com, follow on Twitter @Buzz_Bingo or you can get in touch at [email protected]
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