The super fortunate 84-year-old from Cumbria who is a grandma to 8 children, won a prize most of us can only ever dream of and also is set to get the huge amount of £239,966.81 scooping the leading reward in the National Bingo Game at the Opera Bingo club in Denton Holme, Carlisle. It is the greatest prize in Opera Bingo’s past history.
There are hundreds of bingo halls populated across the nation which take part in the ‘The National’ game. To start with it wasn’t clear instantly about who the blessed champion was, but much to the players and workers delight at the Carlisle and Whitehaven’s clubs they soon understood that they were in with a chance after calling house on 46 numbers.
The sign that she had actually won was nothing greater than a small printed star on the back of the 84 year old great grandma’s bingo card. This lucky little star likewise made certain that she would cash in the huge rollover jackpot reward, which had actually accumulated with time and got to a staggering £229,905.13. This huge amount was in fact on top of the £10.000, which adds up to fifty per cent of the nationwide game of £20.000 prize fund and a £61.50 sum granted by the club. The supervisor of the Denton street bingo club had the satisfaction of supplying the wonderful news to the terrific grandmother over the phone. As a regular to the hall with her daughter after she’d completed the game not giving it much further thought she went never thinking in a million years she would be the winner of the marvellous prize.
Mr Graham expressed his enjoyment for the victors that evening: “While we knew that this lady had called in 46 numbers, we didn’t realise there was a player at our sister club in Whitehaven who had called too and had decided to stay. So, while in Carlisle there were only us staffs hanging around for the results, there were 170 people waiting to hear the news in Whitehaven. To get one player winning it great news, to get two on the same night is amazing, brilliant.”
You never know when you have a victory in your stars; essentially, it’s constantly worth taking that chance because in some cases when you very least anticipate it your life could alter over night. The wonderful thing about bingo is that it doesn’t matter just how old or young you are because isn’t prejudice, and you could still win the jackpot! It was in her stars and it could also be in yours.