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UK News EuroMillions results as huge £169m jackpot must go to some lucky punter

23:25  08 october  2019
23:25  08 october  2019 Source:   belfastlive.co.uk

Waiting to be won: £169m EuroMillions jackpot still up for grabs

  Waiting to be won: £169m EuroMillions jackpot still up for grabs A huge £169 million is still “waiting to be won” in the EuroMillions after nobody bagged the jackpot following Tuesday’s draw. The winning numbers for Tuesday were 02, 11, 18, 40 and 46 with lucky stars number 01 and 04. While there were no winners of the top prize, seven ticket holders across Europe, including five in the UK, became millionaires after matching five numbers and one lucky star to take home £1,784,722.10 each. Friday's jackpotThe winning numbers for Tuesday were 02, 11, 18, 40 and 46 with lucky stars number 01 and 04.

Somewhere across the UK right now is someone sitting perhaps unwittingly about to find out they are £169million richer.

Tonight's EuroMillions eye-watering jackpot must go as the rules state the jackpot cannot exceed €190 million - and we're at that point now.

Andy Carter, the senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, said that Tuesday’s draw “must be won”.

He said: “This means, if the jackpot isn’t won on Tuesday, it will roll down into the next prize tier where there is at least one winner.

Double good news for EuroMillions players ahead of Friday's mega €190million draw

  Double good news for EuroMillions players ahead of Friday's mega €190million draw The top prize is capped at €190million and this is the fourth time it has been up for grabs .Under National Lottery rules it will go to whoever gets the closest to picking the five main numbers and two lucky stars next Tuesday night if no-one scoops it this time round. © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited Lotto HQ But in double good news for punters, money is being added to lower prizes, so players will have a better chance of becoming a millionaire.

“If the jackpot is won, it could make the UK’s biggest ever winner.

“As the jackpot is now capped, tonight’s draw has seen eight players bank bigger prizes for matching five numbers and just one Lucky Star. Three lucky UK players each won £1.8m.”

We're crossing our fingers it's you, here are those all important numbers:

7, 10, 15, 44, 49 and the lucky stars are 3 and 12

How to claim

If you think you have won, once you've stopped screaming, here's the advice from Andy.

Andy explained:  "If you were to win the Euromillions, you would check the ticket, ring the number on the back of the ticket and that would put you through to a lottery line.

"They would then get a member of my team to call you back."

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Lucky Irish punter scoops €2.5 million in EuroMillions draw

  Lucky Irish punter scoops €2.5 million in EuroMillions draw There was no winner of the €190 million jackpot , which will roll over one more time next week.But there was some good news as one Irish player matched all five numbers and one lucky star to take home a mammoth prize of €2,521,015.The winning numbers in Friday's draw were 6, 9, 35, 41, 44, and the two lucky stars were 6 and 9.There was also no winner of the top prize in the EuroMillions Plus draw, where the winning numbers were 15, 43, 44, 46, 49.

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EuroMillions Result: Someone In The UK Just Became Richer Than Adele Overnight .
One UK ticket-holder has won the £170 million EuroMillions jackpot to become the country’s biggest ever winner and is now richer than British stars like Adele, Ed Sheeran and Daniel Radcliffe. The player matched all five main numbers – 07, 10, 15, 44, 49 – and the two lucky stars – 03, 12 – in Tuesday’s draw following the longest-ever series of rollovers. Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, said: “One incredibly lucky ticket-holder has scooped tonight’s enormous £170 million EuroMillions jackpot. They are now the UK’s biggest ever winner.“Players all across the country are urged to check their tickets as soon as possible.

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