The Welsh Valley That Won The Lottery on SBS – In 2022 more than 400 people in the south Wales valley of Rhymney shared a lottery win of 3.7 million pounds. At a time of dire economic crisis, the win was transformative.

From Betty who won £3,984 to retired steel-worker Ted, who won £370,000; the money has been a godsend, and the impact on this tight knit community is huge. For mother of seven Mary, who has taken to growing her own fruit and veg to feed her family, the win means the first family holiday in 14 years.

In a place where people have always struggled to make ends meet, what happens when they share a prize a multi-million pound prize?

The Welsh Valley That Won The Lottery on SBS and SBS on Demand – Premiere – Friday, 19 January at 7.30pm

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The Welsh Valley That Won The Lottery on SBS