LONDON — There’s been a variety of excitement around huge lottery jackpots just lately, and Jonny Smith clearly wished to get in on the action.
After successful £250,00 honest and sq. on a scratchcard — however struggling a few minor accidents involving small fires and ink spillages — Smith shared his odd story on the National Lottery’s Facebook page.
Here Is Smith’s submit in full.
Hi National Lottery! I Bought this scratchcard recently and as you can certainly see i have printed Three £250,000 figures finally column that means i must be capable to start procuring at Waitrose within the close to future.
Unfortunately each bar codes on the reverse aspect were removed By Way Of a small fireplace. This utterly unintentional inferno has also broken the sport number on the entrance side.
I may additionally add that as a result of my clumsyness, in a completely seperate incident i have also spilt pen ink on the opposite selecting quantity within the recreation column frown emoticon
Simply my bloody Luck eh!?
Simply to conclude, in case you dont mind sending me a direct message to confirm that it is a winner i would be very happy to pass on my postal handle so you could send me my winners cheque.
Yours in honesty and trust,
The National Lottery wasn’t about to be duped, although. After a detailed forensic inspection of Smith’s ticket, they noticed a few indiscretions that unfortunately meant the scratchcard wasn’t legitimate.
Fortuitously, Hayley used to be available to break it to Smith gently.
Soon, folks started out piling on.
Good work all round, everyone.
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