Organisers hope an ailing offshoot of Britain's National Lottery, scratch cards, will take off again with the help of model Melinda Messenger. Sales of the cards have plummeted since they were launched in 1995. But Melinda, 26, has shot to fame and become the UK's favourite topless model after being featured as a Page Three girl. She was discovered this year when she did some modelling for a double-glazing company in her home town of Swindon, Wiltshire. She was shown looking through a window in her underwear. Now, not only does the former office worker, star in a state of undress daily in the tabloids but her career also includes interviewing on a late-night TV music show. Melinda is said to be looking to buy a HK$3 million 17th century farmhouse near her family in the west of England.