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Merimbula woman wins $50,000 with gifted $4 Scratch-Its ticket

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A Merimbula woman is planning a road trip around Australia after winning $50,000

A Merimbula woman has admitted she’s finding it difficult to comprehend she’s $50,000 richer, after discovering an Instant Scratch-Its ticket she was given as a gift yielded her a top prize.

The ecstatic woman’s winning $4 Instant Scratch-Its ticket was purchased from Merimbula Newsagency, in Market St.

 Speaking to a NSW Lotteries official yesterday the elated woman explained she was still in a state of shock, despite her win being officially confirmed. 

"When I scratched the ticket, I couldn’t believe it." She says she triple checked it and then had her husband triple check the ticket as well. 

The couple them celebrated with a "nice bottle of champagne" and are now planning a road trip around Australia, and to give some of the winnings to family.