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House! Bride-to-be Kylie scoops £50,000 at the bingo

By Thomas Parkes | Kidderminster | News | Published:

A budding bride from Kidderminster has won £50,000 playing Bingo.

Kylie Preece celebrates winning £50,000

Kylie Preece scored the jackpot after buying a £2 ticket on the National Bingo game at Shipleys Bingo and Social Club.

The mother-of-three, who is saving to get married, won the amount on July 25 – having been going there for 10 years.

Kylie Preece celebrates winning £50,000

The 30-year-old decided to splash the cash by celebrating with drinks with her future husband – along with plans for a holiday, wedding and home decorating.

She said the win was "emotional" – adding she was "excited and shocked" by the win.

Area manager John Anderson said: "We're over the moon when it goes to one of the regulars.

Kylie Preece celebrates winning £50,000 with area manager John Anderson

"She's getting married next year, she's a local lass and it's a nice life-changing amount.

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"Everybody is very happy for her and she's been celebrating as well.

"It was a fabulous celebration of the big win.

"Of course, she was bowled over and she said to everyone she had a fantastic night.

"From start to finish it was fabulous."

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Kylie Preece celebrates winning £50,000 with area manager John Anderson

Mr Anderson said the 30-year-old already had some plans for the jackpot sum.

He added: "I think she's got wedding plans, going on holiday and doing a bit of home decorating.

"She said it still hasn't sunk in yet, but it's certainly going to make the wedding a little bit more exclusive.

"And we said if she wants a game of bingo at the reception we would be very happy to do so."

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Trainee Reporter - @TParkes_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, based in Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch at thomas.parkes@expressandstar.co.uk.

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