VIDEO: Doncaster hotel worker wins £1million on scratchcard

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This is the Doncaster man who has won £1 million on a National Lottery scratchcard.

Merry Millionaire scratchcard winner Richard Carr, from Doncaster, was unveiled by lottery organisers Camelot at the Campanile Hotel today.

Scratchcard Merry Millionaire winner Richard Carr celebrates with his mother Sarah Simmons. Picture: Marie Caley NSST 05-01-15 Lottery Winner MC 1

Scratchcard Merry Millionaire winner Richard Carr celebrates with his mother Sarah Simmons. Picture: Marie Caley NSST 05-01-15 Lottery Winner MC 1

The 29-year-old, who is a general assistant at the Campanile Hotel on Bawtry Road, brought the scratchcard on December 28 from The Pitstop, Harworth while waiting for a bus.

Richard, who also lives at the hotel, said: “It feels absolutely incredible, I still can’t believe it!”

He added: “I had just dropped my little boy home and had some time to kill before my bus arrived so thought I’d treat myself to a Scratchcard.

“I walked out of the shop and started scratching the second game panel when I glanced down and saw that symbols matched and were worth £1million.

Scratchcard Merry Millionaire winner Richard Carr celebrates with his mother Sarah Simmons. Picture: Marie Caley NSST 05-01-15 Lottery Winner MC 5

Scratchcard Merry Millionaire winner Richard Carr celebrates with his mother Sarah Simmons. Picture: Marie Caley NSST 05-01-15 Lottery Winner MC 5

“I ran back inside and thrust the card at the girl behind the counter - I think she thought I’d lost my mind as I could barely speak and must have looked like a madman!”

He is pictured celebrating the success with his mother Sarah Simmons, 49.