Daughter almost misses out on lottery win after binning ticket with dead mum’s numbers


Weekly tradition

Kelly Firth, 44, continued buying her late mum Carol's Lotto Hotpicks tickets after her passing in 2021.

Missed opportunity

After tearing up the ticket with her mum's numbers, Kelly had to search through the bin to claim her £1,600 winnings.

Sign from above

Kelly believes her win with her mum's numbers was a sign that Carol was still looking after her family.

Special memories

Kelly used the winnings to take her family on a trip to Blackpool, a place her mum loved, creating lasting memories.

Close calls

Other lottery winners have shared stories of almost missing out on their life-changing wins due to various mishaps.

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