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Oldborough Retreat house competition winner announced!

After months of discussions with the Gambling Commission, Brian and Wendy Wilshaw have finally picked a winner for their £1 million Devon estate, Oldborough Retreat. The couple sold a total of 46,000 tickets to raise £1.15 million to give away their home in a house competition. The details of the winner, 36-year old Christoph Jaeger from Hamburg, were published today.

Oldborough Retreat house competition draw allowed to proceed

Despite successfully selling all 46,000 tickets back in September last year, the British couple running the Oldborough Retreat competition were forced to postpone the draw to allow them to convince the Gambling Commission, the UK's gaming regulator, that their competition was indeed legal. The competition is designed to give away their £1 million 11-acre estate in Devon to one lucky ...

Postponed Oldborough Retreat competition closely followed by others

After selling out in September and then being suddenly halted just before picking a winner due to an investigation by the UK's Gambling Commission, the Oldborough Retreat Devon property competition has yet to be resolved. Unfortunately, it seems these problems are affecting a large number of other similar house competitions across the UK and Ireland.

Oldborough Retreat Devon competition still not concluded

Brian and Wendy Wilshaw successfully sold out all 46,000 tickets two months early in their win a house competition back in September. In the process, they raised £1.15 million in the hope of giving away their £1 million Devon property, Oldborough Retreat. Despite a very successful marketing campaign and being just about to carry out the final draw to pick a winner, the...

Gambling Commission tightens grip on house competitions

Today Win a House reported that after writing to the British couple organising the Oldborough Retreat competition warning them that it may not be legal, today the...

Oldborough Retreat competition postponed

After successfully selling out all 46,000 tickets two months early and raising £1.15 million for their Devon property with fishing win a house competition, the Wilshaws have been forced to postpone the final draw. The winner was supposed to be drawn today at random amongst all the correct competition entries, ...

Oldborough Retreat Devon Property with Fishing

Win a 5-bedroom Devon property with fishing worth £1 million for £25! Oldborough Retreat is an 11-acre estate complete with fishing lodges, a lake and house.

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