Woman’s R70M lotto mistake!


A MUM of four is kicking herself after she missed out on a whopping £3,6 million (R70 million) jackpot by changing her regular lottery numbers for one week only.

The unlucky woman, named Lorna Hart, made the disastrous decision to swap her usual EuroMillions numbers – 3, 25, 27, 28 and 29 – for the HotPicks ticket, opting for a random selection of numbers for the main game.

When she went online to check the numbers, her heart sank as she realised she would have won a life-changing amount of money, had she not switched her usual numbers.

The Mirror reported that after realising how close she came to winning the big bucks, the 45-year-old said she was “feeling pretty gutted”.

Lorna said: “I would have got £3,6 million, but I put those numbers on the other game. I pick those numbers every week because they’re significant – one is the day I met my partner, one is my daughter’s birthday and another is the day I fell in love with my partner,” she said.

The single mum, who suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, claimed she had played the EuroMillions every week since it began.

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