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Lottery winner threw out winning £140k ticket thinking her boyfriend 'played a prank'

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lottery winner was almost about to go frantically looking through her rubbish to find a winning scratchcard after initially believing she was the victim of a cruel prank.The woman, who has not been named, threw away the Live the Life scratchcard that would have seen her get £140K over five years.Her boyfriend had bought her a The Lott, Australia’s equivalent to the lottery, scratchcards but believed the winning one was a fake.As reported by the Daily Mail, the woman said: "My boyfriend surprised me the other day and brought me home a few tickets, and one of them was this ticket."When I first scratched it, I thought it didn't win anything, so I just tossed it in the bin."For the latest breaking news and stories from the Daily Star, sign up.

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