In Edinburgh postcode EH17 8FT, one happy winner has scooped £30,000 in today's Street Prize. Each day of December's draws every player in one postcode picks up a whopping £30,000 cheque for each ticket they play.
Stephanie from Gilmerton was the lucky winner. Stephanie, who works at a local care home, said the win couldn't have come at a better time for her, "I've got two sons who are 13 and 10 so I'm going to be able to get them something special this Christmas. I'm also five months pregnant so the win is going to be a massive help!
"I feel completely overwhelmed and can't believe my luck. I signed up as a way of donating money to lots of different charities, so for me to win too is just amazing."
Stephanie was joined big a big group of friends and family who were celebrating with her.
With 32% of the ticket price going to charities and good causes, our players have raised a staggering £371 Million for good causes. Many local charities have benefited from the funding raised by players, including Caring in Craigmillar, which recently received £15,000 to create a dementia-friendly garden to support the health and wellbeing of service users. This prize was part of a draw promoted by British Red Cross.
£150 Million in prizes will be won by our players in 2019. Our presenters will be delivering whopping cheques the length and breadth of Britain. Could your postcode get lucky?
People's Postcode Lottery Presenter Matt Johnson handed over the cheque. Matt said, "Congratulations to Stephanie! I have had an absolutely fantastic day in Edinburgh – what a welcome from Stephanie and her family. I'm sure they are going to have an extra special Christmas now and I hope they have a wonderful time."
If you're not playing yet, don't miss out on all the fun! With a range of fantastic prizes coming next year, today is a great time to sign up and play. It only takes two minutes. Not sure what you need to do? Just find out How It Works. You can also read about about the amazing Prizes which our players can win. And all the while, by playing, you'll be supporting a range of deserving charities and good causes. Our players have helped more than 5,500 good causes all over Britain, making a real difference every single day.