A happy £2,027 JACK­POT WIN­NER!

My £2,027 win was a fam­ily treat all round! I couldn’t wait to spoil them

Chat - - Promotion - Sylvia Whit­ton, 66, Ar­broath

One evening in May 2018, I was sit­ting on the sofa with my lap­top, and I logged on to Chat Mag Bingo. I’d signed up back in July 2014, af­ter friends told me I could en­joy play­ing from the com­fort of my own home.

I used to like go­ing to my lo­cal bingo hall, but play­ing on­line was as much fun, and there was a great com­mu­nity of play­ers. It meant that I could stay at home with my hus­band Al­lan, 67, and play at a time con­ve­nient that was me and still en­joy a chat.

Say­ing hello to a cou­ple of fa­mil­iar names I’d be­come friendly with in the cha­t­room, I set­tled in, with Al­lan close by.

I’d had a few small wins in the past here and there, but not hit a big jack­pot.

That evening, I de­cided to play Tiki 90-ball Bingo. A ticket for my game was only 1p, so I bought 50, and set­tled in to watch the balls pop out.

One by one, they were dabbed off my cards.

I waited, needed just two more to get a Full House…

I watched wide-eyed, as both ap­peared on the screen. Then…


‘Al­lan!’ I screamed. ‘You OK?’ he asked, star­tled. ‘I’ve won the jack­pot!’ I cried. ‘A whop­ping £2,027!’

While he sat there beam­ing, I picked up my phone and di­alled a num­ber.

There was one more per­son I had to tell there and then – my daugh­ter Ash­ley, 39.

Even though she made fun of me for my love of bingo, I knew she’d be happy.

So, when I told her, we had a scream and a gig­gle.

The tim­ing was per­fect. We’d al­ready booked a fam­ily hol­i­day to Paris in July, to cel­e­brate Ash­ley’s 40th. I added some of

my win to

our pot of spend­ing money, ready for the trip. And I also treated my son Al­lan, 38, and the grand­kids on our trav­els.

Be­fore we left, I bought some pretty tops and dresses.

But it was when we got to Paris that the fun re­ally be­gan. I couldn’t wait to share my win and spoil my fam­ily with treats and gifts.

We spent a fort­night at two theme parks. Just spend­ing that qual­ity time to­gether, see­ing their beam­ing faces ev­ery morn­ing, queu­ing up for the rides, eat­ing out… bliss.

Of course, I couldn’t re­sist buy­ing sou­venirs of our spe­cial fam­ily hol­i­day. My loved ones were thrilled.

It was so heart-warm­ing.

And af­ter all that, I still had some of my win left, so Al­lan and I booked an ex­tra week­end for the two of us in Aberdeen in Au­gust.

I still play bingo. I love the fun of the games, along with the buzz in the cha­t­rooms.

All to­gether, it makes Chat Mag Bingo a bril­liant site!

When we got to Paris, the fun re­ally be­gan

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