The owner of a Doncaster newsagent has paid tribute to his customers, after it was revealed his shop has raised over £2million for the National Lottery since it began in 1994.
The proprietor of the Paper House newsagent, Richard Huby, was presented with a certificate from the National Lottery today marking the £2,350,305 the shop has raised for the lottery.
28 percent of the money spent in National Lottery games is given to good causes.
Mr Huby said he wanted to thank his customers for helping him to raise such an ‘amazing amount’.
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He said: “It’s brilliant that we’ve been able to raise so much for good causes. And while no-one has had a winning ticket yet, this weekend it could be you!”
The shop has also paid out £1,973,755 in winnings since 1994.