Playing Bingo Pays Off For Gran

A 75 year old grandmother from Islington when she won £95,000 on the National Bingo Games new Platinum Jackpot last night.

The lucky pensioner who has been playing bingo for more than 30 years now was playing bingo at her Club in Lordship Lane, Wood Green when she won the National Bingo Game Platinum Jackpot prize of £86,683, plus the National Bingo Game prize of £7,220, the Regional prize of £1,066 and the house prize of £69, making her total winnings for the night a cool £95k.

The actual Platinum and National prizes for that evening totalled £187,806 the pot was shared with another player in Bristol, and they both completed a full house in 45 numbers, this was the lowest call in any of the 470 bingo clubs that were taking part throughout the country.

what she had to say – “Never in my life did I expect anything like this, After I shouted, the manager came over to me and said, If I tell you how much you’ve won, you won’t have a heart attack will you? It was a big shock. I’m still so excited,” she said. “After all, it’s not every day you win £95,000.”

With five children, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren the grandmother intends to use the money to buy her house and to also treat her family.

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