An Isle of Wight resident who spends his year travelling the world for work has won £30,000, all thanks to his lucky postcode in Bembridge.
27-year-old Cameron Talbott, who is a second officer on board a superyacht, netted the windfall after PO35 5NT was announced as a winner with People’s Postcode Lottery for today (Saturday 17th July).
Cameron first found out about his prize win during a video call with lottery ambassador Matt Johnson. On seeing his prize cheque he said: “Wow. That’s amazing. I’m lost for words.”
Cameron immediately knew what he was planning to spend his winnings on – officially making his long-term girlfriend his wife! The couple have known each other from childhood but now live on other sides of the world.
Due to his work, Cameron frequently needs to travel but was thrilled that a postcode from his childhood home had brought him a prize:
“I grew up in the village, Bembridge has always been our home. I live just down the road from my childhood home so it’s perfect for me.”
People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Matt Johnson sent his well-wishes to Cameron, he said:
“I’m so happy that the prize is going to go towards the future of Cameron’s romance and help him propose.
“I’m delighted for Cameron and I hope he enjoys spending the win and treats himself with the prize money.”
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