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A Carterton man scored a big win after taking home £15,000 from a 95p competition ticket.

Simon Clarke won a BMW motorbike worth thousands in an online Spot the Ball football competition by predicting the whereabouts of a removed ball in an image.

However, even though Mr Clarke has always been a fan of motorcycles he opted to swap the machine for cash and will spending it on a long-overdue holiday.

Mr Clarke said: “I’ve spoken to my fiancee and I’ve been instructed to take the cash alternative.

"I think we’ll use it to go on holiday with the kids. I usually stay at home to work so it will be a nice way to do something all together.”

The competition was run by Best of the Best plc (BOTB) which runs weekly Dream Car, Midweek Car and Lifestyle Competitions online.

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It uses former professional footballers to judge the competition independently each week, alongside current and former referees.

Mr Clarke found out the good news in a video call with BOTB presenter Christian Williams.

Mr Williams said: “A huge congratulations to Simon - it’s a lot of money so I completely get why he’s chosen the cash alternative. Enjoy your holiday, Simon.”

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