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Maur the merrier! Eyes down for pensioner’s £15,000 win at Bognor bingo

Popular Bognor pensioner Maureen O’Hara is celebrating this morning after scooping a whopping £15,000 playing bingo last night.

And the grandmother plans to enjoy an extended break on a trip to Turkey to help toast the win, which came from playing ‘mini-bingo’ which people play in between the main sessions at the town’s Crown Bingo

A Crown Bingo spokesman said: “Well done to our lovely customer Maureen who won £15,294! We are all so happy for you and hope you have a great time spending it!”

Maureen was flooded with congratulatory messages on social media with Gail Hadnett summing the feeling up when she said: “How wonderful. Have known Maureen for many years and she is a wonderful lady, chuffed for her. Go enjoy yourself!.”

And the overwhelmed OAP responded with a message thanking all of her well-wishers. She said:  “Thank you all for your messages, still hasn’t sunk in! Boy, have I got plans!”



Carl Eldridge
Carl Eldridge
Carl Eldridge is a hugely experienced journalist who has worked on local and national newspapers, magazines and written for websites over the past 30 years. He lives in Bognor Regis with his wife and son.