ONE LUCKY County Durham resident is celebrating after winning more than £750,000 thanks to their lucky postcode. 

The Hamsterley winner can thank the People's Postcode Lottery for the prize when DL13 3RG was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery on Saturday.

The initial prize fund was set at £378,075 per ticket but the lucky lottery player had bought two tickets.

That means they have netted the total prize of £756,150

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt couldn't hide her delight for the winner as she visited County Durham on Saturday. 

She said: "I'm here just about to visit our winner. Our one lucky winner plays with two tickets which means they have won £756,150. Oh my goodness, congratulations!"

The big reveal comes after the People's Postcode Lottery announced on Friday that players from the Bishop Auckland area were in for a weekend of celebrations after learning that they'll be sharing July's Postcode Millions prize of £3.1 Million.

The winning postcode sector DL13 3 was revealed during a special Facebook video on Friday. 

The Northern Echo:

How much have you won? 
If you play with one ticket you have won £8,341. If you play with two tickets it's £16,682 and three tickets is £25,023.

Today's prize is part of a draw promoted by Postcode Children Trust, which benefits organisations like Magic Breakfast and Whizz-Kidz that inspire and support children and young people to make the most of their lives and opportunities within their communities.

With 33 per cent of the ticket price going to charities and good causes, players of People's Postcode Lottery have raised more than £750 Million for over 9,000 deserving causes and projects across Great Britain and around the world.

For more information visit: https://www.postcodelottery.co.uk/good-causes

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