Mick won £250,000 on direct debit! Well played, Sir!

Wakefield resident Mick, 70, was in “total shock” to discover he had won £250,000!

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This is The Health Lottery’s biggest ever prize to one player to date. 

Mick’s wife sadly passed away a few years ago and, with no children of his own, he plans to buy a new accessible home with his winnings.

“It’s taken a while to sink in,” he said.  

“Actually, I don’t think it has sunk in yet!  I am so happy; the money is really going to change my life.  I think I am going to buy a bungalow, that would be brilliant.  I’m so lucky to have won!”

Mick has been a regular Health Lottery player since July 2017, and tells us that he will continue playing.  

“I know it supports lots of good causes over the UK, including my local area, and that is really great,” he says.  

We wish Mick our warmest congratulations, and hope he enjoys his new home.

The current society benefitting from funds raised is EWA Health CIC T/A HL Wales

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