£3,000 in six months!

Pick Me Up! - - YOUR STYLE - Clare Fo­ley, 39, West Glam­or­gan

You may recog­nise me. I’ve been in Pick Me Up! mag­a­zine be­fore, af­ter win­ning twice on the bingo. Well, here I am again be­cause, guess what?

I’ve won a third time!

I’ve been a mem­ber of Pick Me Up! Bingo since March 2011. My sis­ter-in-law played on the site and told me about it.

I didn’t take much con­vinc­ing to join. I love bingo.

And the thought of play­ing in my own home in my slip­pers sounded too good to be true.

Af­ter play­ing around on the site get­ting to know the games, I de­cided Sap­phire, a 90-ball bingo game, was my favourite.

My first big win came in De­cem­ber 2016.

My hus­band Peter, 40, was at work so I phoned to tell him I’d won £1,000. And when he didn’t be­lieve me, I sent him a

pic­ture of my ac­count bal­ance!

‘That pic­ture has made my day,’ he laughed.

We de­cided we’d buy our kids, aged 20, 18 and 14, some presents with the money.

Video games, clothes, cash… what­ever they wanted. It was lovely be­ing able to spoil them.

Then, just a month later, I won an­other grand.

I was play­ing Sap­phire again – just for a bit of fun while ev­ery­one was out.

I’d bought a few tick­ets and was watch­ing as the games played out. Then…

Win­ner! a mes­sage flashed up on the screen.

I’d scooped an­other £1,000. ‘This is just un­be­liev­able,’ Peter kept say­ing.

I never ex­pected to win again.

But in June last year, I had to eat my words.

I’d bought a few tick­ets for Sap­phire. And while the games played out, I popped out­side to peg the wash­ing out on the line.

When I re­turned to my lap­top, there was a mes­sage on the screen.

You’ve won £1,000, it read. I was to­tally sur­prised – and over the moon too, ob­vi­ously.

Peter was up­stairs, so I rushed up to tell him.

‘You re­mem­ber

I said I thought

I’d never win on the bingo again?’

I asked.

He nod­ded.

‘Well, I’ve only gone and won again!’

I laughed.

See­ing his face light up was price­less.

We jumped around the room in hap­pi­ness.

We had a few friends’ wed­dings com­ing up. So I bought my­self a new out­fit and hand­bag and bought Peter and my son new suits. Hav­ing the cash to treat our­selves was lovely.

Just as lovely as it is to be a triple win­ner!

Though I still have to pinch my­self to be­lieve it’s true!

It was lovely. I de­cided to spoil the kids with treats

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