Purely Creative Scratchcard Winner Gets £1million!

January 20th, 2008

An article in The Sunday Mirror reports that lucky Lorna Carr has won £1million from a newspaper scratchcard. She spotted the scratchcard after it fell from her sunday newspaper magazine and had a go. The result was she became Purely Creative’s first million pound winner.

So who are Purely Creative?

Well, they’re the company who produce the scratchcards – and they’re owned by DM PLC. Yes, that’s the same company who are behind The Prize Register and The Winners Club (ironically who The Sunday Mirror investigated in a previous article)!

The good news then is that people do win big prizes with these scratchcards, but let’s put this in a bit of perspective. Lorna is the first million pound winner in 18 years! According to The Sunday Mirror’s report calls to the hotline cost £1.50 and can last up to 6 minutes.

That means you’re potentially paying £9 to see if you can become a scratchcard millionaire – currently with one winner in 18 years! Who knows what the actual odds of winning are!

With chances like that is it really worth spending money on a premium rate phone line? The National Lottery probably has better odds.. and at least there are regular winners!

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