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UK News UK ticket-holder makes history with £170m EuroMillions win

01:20  09 october  2019
01:20  09 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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.

A UK ticket holder has won almost £ 78m after matching all seven numbers in Friday night's Euromillions draw. The lucky entrant was one of just two that matched The prize had been growing for eight weeks, since 29 December, and came close to matching the £ 170 m record set in October.

A UK ticket holder has won almost £ 78m after matching all seven numbers in Friday night's Euromillions draw. The lucky entrant was one of just two that matched The prize had been growing for eight weeks, since 29 December, and came close to matching the £ 170 m record set in October.

a close up of a piece of paper: National Lottery EuroMillions tickets (PA) © Victoria Jones National Lottery EuroMillions tickets (PA)

One UK ticket-holder has won the £170 million EuroMillions jackpot to become the country’s biggest ever winner.

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.

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.

A UK ticket - holder who won £ 46.4m in the Euromillions lottery has come forward, operator Camelot has revealed. A National Lottery spokeswoman said a claim had been staked for the jackpot prize and, subject to validation, it could be paid out on Monday.

A UK ticket - holder won more than £ 45m in Tuesday's Euromillions draw, operator Camelot has revealed. No-one has yet come forward to claim the £ 45,160,170.50 rollover prize - the seventh largest ever won in the UK . It is not known if the winner is alone or a syndicate

“It’s been a fantastic year for UK EuroMillions players, with an amazing five jackpot wins.

“In June, one lucky ticket-holder, who chose to remain anonymous, became one of the UK’s biggest ever winners after scooping a £123 million jackpot.

“As always, the team are on hand to support and help guide the new winner as they start their adventure with their life-changing win.

“Every EuroMillions ticket sold helps contribute to the more than £30 million raised every week for good causes by The National Lottery – funding everything from local community projects to supporting the nation’s athletes.”

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.

A UK ticket - holder has come forward to claim the £ 107.9 m Euromillions jackpot - the UK 's fourth biggest win in National Lottery history . The winning numbers in Friday evening's draw were 6, 24, 25, 27 and 30, with the lucky star numbers 5 and 9. Lottery operator Camelot confirmed it has had a claim

A UK ticket - holder has won a £ 63.8m half-share of the Euromillions jackpot, a National Lottery spokeswoman says. Last Friday six people won £ 266,505.80 each after matching five main numbers and one lucky star, but no-one was able to match all seven to claim the then £ 106m jackpot.

The £123 million winner in June has never revealed their identity and Camelot, which runs the National Lottery and EuroMillions, would not say whether it was an individual winner or a syndicate.

The previous biggest UK winners were Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, who won £161 million in July 2011.

Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Suffolk, took home more than £148 million in August 2012.

Colin and Chris Weir scooped £161 million (Andrew Milligan/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Colin and Chris Weir scooped £161 million (Andrew Milligan/PA)

It has been a particularly successful year for Britons in the EuroMillions this year, with several jackpots claimed.

In the New Year’s Day draw, Patrick and Frances Connolly, from Northern Ireland, won the £114.9 million EuroMillions jackpot.

Ade Goodchild landed a £71 million prize in March, while another anonymous ticket-holder bagged £35.2 million in April.

Meanwhile, another Briton won £1 million in the Millionaire Maker Selection game on Tuesday.

The Thunderball numbers were 13, 11, 26, 12, 29 and the Thunderball itself was 10, but no-one won the top prize of £500,000.

UK ticket holder is country’s biggest ever lottery winner after scooping £170m EuroMillions jackpot .
EuroMillions playersacross Britain have been urged to check their tickets this morning after one person scooped the £170m jackpot. 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 - making them the UK’s biggest ever winner. 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. © Provided by Oath Inc.

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