This must be the coolest Grandma in New Zealand!

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“If you want to be happy, do not dwell on the past, do not worry about the future, focus living fully on the present” says one 95 year old woman from Hamilton after travelling to over 4 countries in the last month.

Rosie Williams is a 95 year old grandmother from Hamilton, she retired over 40 years ago and has been enjoying the rest of her life living peacefully but it all changed in the last few months. The pensioner has gone through life without much travel in her life, with only travelling to the United States a few times but now she has found a new hobby, travelling the world. A few months a go she suddenly wanted to explore the world.

“It all started when I was reading a nature book about South East Asia by David Attenborough called ‘Zoo Quest for a Dragon’ it’s a spectacular book, it was so intriguing. It really inspired me to go to Indonesia but I didn’t know how I could afford to get there and support myself. I hadn’t flew in over 30 years.”


It’s never too late to travel...

“I was on my ‘pad and funnily enough looking at pictures of Indonesia on the internet. That is when I came across advertisement that was telling me I had 80 free spins just for signing up to ‘Zodiac Casino’. I thought why not, what do I have to lose so I did it, it only took a minute or so. I was using my 80 spins on their biggest game called ‘Mega Moolah Jackpot’ or something like that. I was just spinning away and that is when it happened…”

That is when Rosie won the whole jackpot of $782,349.00!



“I just sat there and laughed my head off, all this time in my life I hadn’t won anything. I couldn’t even remember winning the bingo and I went there for a few years in my younger years. I got over the fact pretty fast thought. I am going to give the remaining money after I have travelled to my wonderful grandchildren.”

Rosie instantly broke the news to her daughters and they also had a chuckle about it and thought Rosie was joking when she said she was going to travel the world. The following week Rosie booked a first class ticket with Air New Zealand to Singapore, from there. Rosie took off to Singapore and headed straight to Indonesia. She spent one week in Indonesia before travelling to Vietnam. She had always wanted to visit Vietnam for its ‘stuck in time’ feeling she said. She recently spent one week in Vietnam and is now in Thailand.

“I don’t care what you think, I’m hitting the road…”

“You are never too old to explore. I am loving life right now, travelling on my own is some experience. All the locals and tourists have been really nice and helpful. I have met so many wonderful people in such a short amount of time. I don’t feel like I am old. I feel like I am still in my youth and it’s all thanks to an advertisement for Zodiac Casino” Rosie laughed.

Rosie plans to visit many more countries and is considering going to Europe next as she has never been. We wish Rosie the best in her adventure and exploration of the world.

There won’t be many more heartwarming stories about people winning in the future as Zodiac Casino have announced that their free spins promotion will be ending soon as over 274 players across New Zealand have been taking home money with 100% free play since the promotion began last month. The gaming site have already paid out over $5,000,000 in the last month changing people’s lives.

But why is it so easy to win with Zodiac Casino? We contacted expert Andrew Black from Casino Insight for some information: "Zodiac is new here in New Zealand, it's common for new casinos to run at a loss for the first few months to gain market share and get people talking, it's really common for people to win easily in this period"

Mail Today reporter Karen Jones also tried her hand at the jackpot but sadly only walked away with a $429 - you can’t always win as big as Rosie sadly!

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Charlotte Burns

Wow what an inspiration, it just shows you are never to old to do anything! Now I'm going to try those 80 free spins on this site. Hopefully I win! :)

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Michelle Gillen

This gives me hope, I was starting to doubt myself that I would never travel and explore the world
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Ben Theisen

bless her, she is really special and has more balls than most people. couldn't be happier for her.
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Sofia Sanders

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Who knows, maybe i’ll win and leave my husband finally LOL. jk jk. Anyone else tried this?

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Emily Green

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Bert Smith

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Jack Bruin

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