Scratchcard Winners: Hi Sarah, thanks for getting in touch with us via our instagram page.To get started, please tell us where and when you won the £5,000 prize?
Sarah: I won it 5 years ago. I purchased the card from my local Tesco.
SW: So what was your biggest winner before the £5,000?
Sarah: My biggest win prior to that was £100. My husband however won £1,000 after this win.
SW: You sound like you're from a lucky household! What's you average scratchcard spend?
Sarah: I typically spend £10 a week.
SW: So, what are your favourite scratchcards past and present?
Sarah: My favourite scratchcards on the Monopoly ones. My favourite of the current games is the Winning 777's.
SW: We see a lot of winners on the 777 scratchard at the minute, it looks a popular game! How did you find out about us?
Sarah: I originally found your page on twitter, and got in contact with you with this winner via your instagram page.
SW: How did you get the £5,000 paid to you? Was it easy?
Sarah: I took the scratchcard to my local Asda Post Office. I could withdraw up to £500 in cash, and I received the rest as a cheque. I had to wait 5 days for the cheque to clear from my bank, but I had no problems whatsoever!
(we've written about how you can claiming your winnings previously - how to claim a big scratchcard win)
SW: So, you just won £5,000. How did you go about spending it?
Sarah: I spent it on 3 things; I paid some bills, put it towards a holiday and obviously went on a shopping spree!
SW: We can't argue with that! Finally, any advice to our followers reading this?
Sarah: Simply, you have to be in it to win it!
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