The first independent retailer to land a £5,000 prize as part of Camelot’s EuroMillions HotPicks incentive has been revealed as Tariq Perwez, from Cardiff.

Last week Camelot announced that retailers would be able to win a share of £50,000 through the scheme.

Tariq, who has worked in his family owned store for almost 40 years, said he was thrilled with the win. “It’s still not really sunk in, I didn’t believe it at first. I even tried to ring back to double-check!” 

Retailers are still in with a chance of a Christmas treat with another £5,000 prize up for grabs with Camelot’s next draw that closes on Tuesday 19 December. 

To be in with a chance of winning, retailers should go to