TUNCURRY WOMAN WINS $10,000 ON BIRTHDAY SCRATCHIE

A young woman from Tuncurry has received the birthday present of a lifetime, winning $10,000 on an instant Scratch-It.

The woman says she “ran around the house in her undies” and “screamed like a mad woman”, when she made the discovery.

The $1 Tic Tac Go ticket was purchased at Tullys Tuncurry Newsagency, and was given to the woman as a collection of 10 for a gift.

She says the lucky ticket was the second last one she scratched.

“I was so excited when I saw I’d won $10,000!

“Only a few days ago, my dad had a dream that someone close to him won a top prize on an Instant Scratch-Its ticket!

“I guess it was actually a premonition, and I can’t believe I’m the winner!

The big win, giving the birthday girl and her family even more to celebrate.

“I’m still struggling to comprehend it.

“We had a few drinks to celebrate the win and my birthday.

“I’m just so shocked. I’ve never won anything like this. What a great birthday this was!”

The woman plans to put the money towards a deposit for a home.

In the past year, there’s been more than 150 Scratch-It winners across Australia.