A SHOPKEEPER has actually revealed he almost declined to offer an Edinburgh teen a succeeding Euromillions ticket– because he thought she was underage.

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Pleased Hibs fan Jane Park, 17, scooped £1m after buying her winning fortunate dip from the Lifestyle Express shop on Broughton Street.

However her dreams of lotto-joy can have been scuppered due to the fact that shopkeeper Abdul Rasheed Dabafum refused to believe she was over 16 – a legal specification when offering a ticket.

He said: “I remember her coming in and asking for the lottery ticket.”

“I asked her if she had any proof of age since she looked so young. She revealed me and bought the ticket. She is a very fortunate girl. It’s amusing to think we offered her a succeeding ticket. I hope she enjoys it.”

The previous Holy Rood High pupil had already checked out the store to buy juice– however went back after seeing billboards revealing last Friday’s draw would produce 100 millionaires.

She purchased one lucky dip– her first ever lotto ticket– and succeeded huge after her millionaire raffle code was picked at arbitrary.

The teenager only examined her ticket on Sunday– before breaking the huge news to her surprised mum.

“I ran with and she was hoovering,” she said. “I told her that I thought I ‘d succeeded £1m and she told me to be silent.

“Neither of us could think it. It still hasn’t sunk in yet to be honest.

“We took the ticket to the store to be inspected. Even they stated we ‘d much better ring the Lottery.”

Jane, who works for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, prepares to continue in her job as they had recently extended her agreement by six months. She said she would not “leave them in the lurch” and even went in to work today, following her huge win.

Now the footie follower prepares buying a season ticket and spoiling her moms and dads Linda and Brian, sister Roxanne, 24, and brothers Billy, 16, and Gavin, six. She stated: “I’ve never ever actually had time for a period ticket prior to as I was constantly active in the week and like to spend time with my family at the weekend.

“I simply used to go to the home games I could make as my household precedes however now I could get us all period tickets.

“I’ve always sustained Hibs so I don’t think I’ll be providing anything to Hearts I’m hesitant, however you never ever understand.”

Jane says she will at some point splash the cash on a house and a customised white Range Rover with pink interior.

But she will need to discover the best ways to drive first and says she may get a smaller sized runaround to start with.

Her first priority has been getting her own passport so she can go on her first “girlie holiday” with buddies.

The shop-a-holic is hoping to take a bag of brand-new clothes away on her trips however has not chosen a guaranteed location yet.

She said: “I wish to go someplace where there will be plenty of youths, somewhere like Magaluf or Ibiza.

“I should get the time off work 1st however I’ve made sure the key will be prepared for when I do.”




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