Rollover win for lottery player

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One lucky lottery player from Hartlepool got a nice Christmas bonus after scooping a hospice scheme’s 

The Hartlepool & District Lottery’s jackpot stood at £8,250 when it was won by the unnamed player in the draw on Friday, December.

The prize had not been won for several months and went up by another £250 for every week that went by.

The rollover currently stands at £750 for the next draw on Friday, January 1.

The biggest winner in the draw on Christmas Eve was a player from Hartlepool who won £1,000 for ticket number 64735.

Another 10 players won a £20 third prize and 15 pocketed a £10 note.

The lottery is one of the hospice’s main fundraisers and helps to pay for vital palliative care services for local people with life-limiting illnesses.

It costs £2.34 million a year with £1,780,000 needing to be raised through the local community and other initiatives.

It costs from £1 a week to play the lottery. Call (01429) 855555.