Lucky lady wins £50K jackpot at Regal Bingo, Bridlington

A regular bingo player at Regal Bingo in Bridlington had an unexpected boost to when they called house on a life changing £50,000 Jackpot on the National Bingo Game.

Sharon Obrien from Doncaster, aged 65 is married with a grown-up son, who often plays bingo with his parents at the club too. She was playing at the club on Thursday afternoon 8th June when all her numbers came up on the National Bingo Game and she scooped the top prize of a whopping £50,000!

Sharon who is a Crown Court security officer and along with her husband own a caravan and visit Bridlington a few times a year whilst staying at a campsite nearby. They have known Tim and Nikki the club owners and directors for years and have visited the club many times since they opened the club in July 2021. She is still deciding what they might do with the windfall.

The lucky winner said: “We love coming to the club when visiting the area and catching up with Tim and Nikki. I love coming to the club as bingo is a great way to spend time in a relaxed environment, meet friends and have a bite to eat. The team here are fantastic and know everyone by our personal names. I was absolutely shocked when Tim confirmed I had won the jackpot of £50,000, initially I thought the prize money was £1,000. I was floored! I will be paying off my car, then taking time to decide how to spend the money… it really is life changing for us as I head towards retirement”.

Tim Clark, Director at Regal Bingo Bridlington commented: “It was a regular Saturday afternoon session, when suddenly it became anything other than regular: the atmosphere changed instantly, as soon as the £50,000 Jackpot win was confirmed and there was a buzz in the evening too, as players talked about the win.” Tim continued: “Sharon is a lovely lady, it is not often her and her husband Nigel get chance to visit in the afternoon, the bingo gods must have been watching them! We are thrilled for her and how this win will change her life!

Tim added: “The National Bingo Game is played every afternoon and evening at Regal Bingo; Sharon is delighted to let everyone know how much she loves coming to Bridlington and to the club and hopes others that love Bridlington will come along to the club and experience the unique atmosphere”.

Alastair Stewart, Head of Commercial Operations at the National Bingo Game said: “We are thrilled for our lucky National Bingo Game £50,000 Jackpot winner at Regal Bingo Bridlington: what a great start to the summer season. We hope that the lucky winner enjoys the winnings. Clubs big and small can all win BIG on the National Bingo Game, and we love making winners”.

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