I went to the supermarket to buy dinner and walked out £50,000 richer after checking my phone in the freezer aisle | The Sun

A SHOPPER walked out of a supermarket £50,000 richer after getting a call along the freezer aisle.

The lucky woman, from Coffs Harbour, Australia, was deciding what to have for dinner when she was told she had won big.

She was browsing in a Woolworths when she got a call to say she had won first prize in the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot draw.

The stunned customer quickly paid for her items and rushed home to celebrate.

She told The Lott: "We’ve had such a s**t year, so this is really life-changing.

"I’m standing in the middle of a Woolworths aisle deciding what to buy for dinner.

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"But instead, I’m going to go pay for my groceries and rush home."

The unnamed winner said she and her husband will use the extra cash during the festive period, reports news.com.au.

She added: "We’re over the moon.

"I haven't really had much time to think about what we will do with the prize, but I know it will come in handy for Christmas."

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Her win on November 29 comes after a lotto winner who always used the same five numbers for years finally saw his perseverance pay off after scooping a huge jackpot.

Arnold Foster won £160,000 in the Maryland Lottery after using the combo of digits on five separate tickets.

Meanwhile, another lottery winner who picked up £630,000 was left stunned when he bagged the same prize a year later.

Antoine Beaini was happy enough when he won Canada’s Maxmillion LOTTO MAXprize for the first time, back in August 2021.

But after buying another ticket, Antoine could barely believe his eyes when he checked his numbers – and found won the same prize again.

Antonie said: "I couldn’t believe it. I thought ‘Again?

“It was more shocking than the first win. I told my wife, and she was very happy!”

And a Florida woman overcame astonishing odds to win a second $1m casino jackpot – just three weeks after scooping a $1m prize at the same casino.

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