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Great excitement in Hawick last week as a local man won an amazing £250,000 on a National Lottery Scratch Card!

Craig Takacs, 31, isn’t sure what compelled him to buy a National Lottery Scratch Card last week in his local co-op. Having always been sceptical of the odds of winning, he had never bothered to play before. All of this changed on that fateful day when he decided to use the change left over from his shopping to buy one. He then put the card in his pocket and forgot all about until later that evening when getting ready for bed when he found it again. Little did he realise that his entire life was about to turn upside down.

Not thinking for a second that he could win anything, an unsuspecting Takacs scratched the card off and was shocked to find that he had won! Unable to believe his luck, he checked the card hundreds of times just to be sure before telling his partner, Rhonda, who was equally ecstatic to hear the incredible news.

As it was so late at night the two had to reserve their celebrations and wait until the claim line opened at 9AM the next morning. Mr. Takacs described his excitement as he was unable to sleep until four AM. The two set their alarm so they would be ready to phone up and claim first thing in the morning, and it was confirmed – they’d just won an amazing £250,000.

Mr. Takacs, who works as a tree surgeon and lives with Rhonda and their four children in Hawick, will receive the prize in yearly instalments of £25,000 for the next ten years. Rather than squander his money, he said that he would use the cash to buy his house, and occasionally buy a little treat for their children.

One thing that definitely has changed, however, is his attitude towards scratchcards. Far from being a sceptic, Mr. Takacs hopes that he will be able to carry on his lucky streak, as he confirmed that from now on he will be a much more avid lottery and scratchcard winner.

When asked what inspired him to buy a scratchcard on that fateful day, Mr. Tekacs said that he was unsure – but that he liked to hope that it was his late Grandmother continuing to look after him with a little push in the right direction.

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Scratch Cards

An Inverness couple are celebrating after scooping a massive £100,000 jackpot on a National Lottery Scratch Card this week. In a recent press photograph, the couple are pictured pouring a couple of glasses of champagne with huge smiles on their faces.

On Saturday 6th April 2013, Lorraine Woolley, who works as a contract catering general manager, was visiting Asda to buy herself a lottery ticket for the Saturday draw. It was once she was already in the shop that she decided she would treat herself to a £2 scratch card.

The Inverness lady describes how she felt after she realised she’d won. She was apparently shaking like a leaf in the car when she became aware of her instant fortune. Her heart was racing and she not able to take it all in. Her shock was obviously evident to her granddaughter, who was travelling in the car with her at the time and asked her if she had won “any pennies”.

She was still in the car park when she made the realisation and decided to go back into the store to check that she had not made a mistake. Lorraine told how she was racing with adrenaline at this point. The Asda cashier took the scratch card, looked at it before looking back at her, and she knew she had won. This is a sort of excitement you cannot get from playing online scratch cards.

Woolley quickly phoned her husband Ian, 52, and her children, Robert, 31 and Michael, 29 to share the good news. However, she was unable to get through to them. The woman needed to share her good news with someone, so she confided in her friend and a neighbour. With the help of her friends, she managed to track down her husband who was away on a fishing trip.

Lorraine explained how she won at 3pm, but she couldn’t get hold of her husband until 5pm. This was quite a lot for her to bear, so she decided to get out the vodka to calm her nerves. When her husband first became aware of the good news, he initially thought it was a joke.

The couple have been married 32 years and play Lotto, EuroMillions and scratch cards. Last year, Lorraine also won £700 playing the National Lottery Triple Lucky 7s Scratch Card.

Lorraine plans on buying new cars for her and Ian, as well as going all out on a trip to Disney World, Florida.

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