Lotto winner Jane Park wins £7000 on £20 bet

Jane Park won �1 million on the lottery. Picture: Jane Park
Jane Park won �1 million on the lottery. Picture: Jane Park
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TEENAGE millionaire Jane Park has struck it lucky again after she scooped £7000 on a football accumulator.

The 19-year-old, originally from Niddrie, placed £20 on the results of eight matches on Sunday at William Hill betting shop in Wester Hailes.

The winning bet predicted victories for Scotland, Poland, Portugal, Germany and Cordoba, a draw between Finland and Northern Ireland, plus a draw and a win in lower league Italian matches Perugia v Virtus Entella and Martina Franca v Juve Stabia. It netted her £7079.31.

Yesterday, Jane told the News: “I just picked random teams. I’ll probably go shopping with the money and buy a new pair of Christian Louboutin shoes or something.

“I’m not really too sure what I’ll do yet.”

But Jane, a serial traveller, added: “I don’t have any more holidays planned, but I’ll maybe go away for my birthday.”

Jane, who now lives in Wester Hailes, posted a picture of the winning betting slip on her Facebook page and received more than 800 likes.

Her friends left comments such as “well done” and “can you give me some tips next time?”.

She also posted a picture of it on Twitter – and another of herself opening a large brown envelope with a caption reading “guess what”.

Jane, who won £1 million on the EuroMillions lottery in 2013, appeared on TV show Teenage Millionaire: The Year I Won The Lottery earlier this year, for which a BBC documentary team followed the first 18 months of her life after she hit the jackpot.

It showed the highs and lows of her new-found wealth, and she admitted that winning the lottery made her feel lonely at times, as money could not buy happiness.

Since winning her fortune, she has splashed out on a boob job, bought a house and spent months going on holiday.

She also generously offered to fund a trip to Florida for cancer-stricken teenager Leon Rendle after his family were struggling to get health insurance cover in order to take him abroad.

She has since continued to arrange charity nights, with her most recent one being held in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Up until the summer this year, Jane worked part-time at her local chip shop, the Marmaris Fry, because she was “bored”, but told the News she had to quit because people “wouldn’t leave her alone”.

When the documentary first aired, the Hibs fan received a tirade of Twitter abuse but she brushed it off, tweeting: “Haters are going to hate.”

She told the News previously: “Obviously it’s upsetting – but you’ve just got to brush it off. When I won, everyone was telling me to stay grounded and not change.”