I won £1,000 on my first game!

We en­joyed a lovely sun­shine break with my sur­prise jack­pot win, says Laura Thomas, 26, from Birm­ing­ham…

Pick Me Up! - - PROMOTION -

Sit­ting on the sofa, I glanced at the clock. Al­most 10pm. Too early for me to go bed. But my part­ner Dean, 27, was about to nod off. I had some rare time to re­lax, so I got out my lap­top.

I’d joined Pick Me Up! Bingo that day af­ter hear­ing about all the fun games and peo­ple’s wins.

There were games with 75 and 90-ball rooms and ticket prices from 1p.

Sap­phire Bingo caught my eye, as it was like be­ing at a bingo hall from my sofa!

I spent £6 on 60 tick­ets for

a Link Game with a Full House of £1,000.

One by one, my num­bers rolled in and be­fore I knew it… I’ve just one num­ber left to

win, I gig­gled to my­self.

I never thought that it’d come up, though, af­ter all

I’d only just started play­ing.

An­other two num­bers got called but they weren’t mine.

‘ Oh well,’ I thought, ‘I’m just in it for the fun any­way.’

But I looked back, and a third and fi­nal num­ber was be­ing called.

It was my num­ber. I’d won! Within sec­onds, the win be­gan to sink in. I wanted to share the good news.

Dean looked so cute, snor­ing hap­pily. He’d nod­ded off, but I shook him awake any­way.

‘I won!’ I beamed and he looked at me bleary-eyed.

I thrust the com­puter at him and his eyes widened. ‘Blimey,’ he said.

I barely slept that night, as I was too ex­cited think­ing about what to spend the money on.

‘How about a hol­i­day some­where?’ I sug­gested to Dean the next day.

‘That would be fan­tas­tic,’ he agreed.

So we booked a trip to Gran Ca­naria for seven nights in May this year.

We had the most amaz­ing time. And it was def­i­nitely a great way to share my Pick Me Up! Bingo win.

I do still play for fun, but it’s amaz­ing to think that I won on my first game.

And, if I did, then who knows, you might , too!

We had such a grand time in Gran Ca­naria!

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