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Offbeat EuroMillions winner claims £105m jackpot prize

16:37  23 november  2019
16:37  23 november  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Young Cairns mum 'screamed so loud' when she won lottery

  Young Cairns mum 'screamed so loud' when she won lottery A young Queensland mum said she checked her lottery ticket every half hour because she could not believe she had won a million dollars. The unnamed Cairns mum won the division one prize in last night's Gold Lotto draw."I screamed so loud when I found out. I couldn't believe it," she said."I checked the ticket every half an hour. I only got about four hours sleep last night because I kept waking up my husband to check the ticket."Things like this don't happen to people like me."The win was a great way to end a tough year for the family.

A claim has been staked for the £ 105 million EuroMilliions jackpot won on Tuesday. It is not known whether the UK ticket-holder is an individual or a syndicate. National Lottery operator Camelot said the prize will be paid out at a ticket validation appointment before the winner decides whether to go public.

Winner of Tuesday’s prize may be an individual or a syndicate and will be paid after validation.

a close up of text on a white background: The jackpot is the ninth biggest UK win in the game's history© Other The jackpot is the ninth biggest UK win in the game's history

A winning UK ticket-holder has come forward to claim the £105m EuroMillions jackpot prize.

National Lottery operator Camelot said the winner had scooped a total of £105,100,701.90 in Tuesday's draw - the ninth biggest win in the game's history.

A single ticket matched all the numbers following 11 consecutive rollovers.

It is not known whether the UK ticket-holder is an individual or a syndicate.

The big prize on the 25th anniversary of the first National Lottery draw was the sixth EuroMillions jackpot won in the UK this year.

Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at the National Lottery, said: "What a way to celebrate 25 years of the National Lottery.

"This is the sixth massive EuroMillions jackpot win in 2019 and follows the nation's biggest ever win of £170m just last month.

"We now focus on supporting the ticket-holder as they start to enjoy their new-found wealth."

A UK ticket-holder won the £170m EuroMillions jackpot in October, making them the nation's biggest winner to-date.

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