Patience pays off for winner of £7.5 million lottery jackpot
Meet 70-year-old Doreen Hay who recently nabbed a £7.5 million lottery jackpot
. It proves that slow and steady wins the race as she has been buying lottery tickets for ten years. The retired cleaner intends to purchase a bungalow, while also donating £1.5 million to charity. The grandmother-of-three also plans to share her new fortune with family members.
After learning about the staggering lottery prize, Hay called her son who checked the numbers several times. “I was speechless after verifying the numbers. Winning a jackpot of this magnitude
is absolutely amazing,” her son John Hays commented. “Gambling is all about risk taking, and sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. This time I have won a bit,” the 70-year-old grandmother added.
Recently, the Thornaby pensioner took home £1,300 in cash courtesy of five winning numbers. In that same drawing, a man who was convicted of sexual assault
scooped a £7.2 million jackpot. Actually, sex offender Iorworth Hoare won the staggering cash prize on the day he walked out of jail.