A lucky UK ticket holder won a £111 million lottery jackpot by correctly matching all five EuroMillions numbers and two Lucky Star numbers. The operator of the UK National Lottery, the Camelot Group, revealed that the winning combination was 07, 20, 36, 40, and 46. The Lucky Star numbers were 02 and 04.
Upon ticket validation and after the payment is made, the ticket holder will decide whether to go public. Until then, details about where the ticket was purchased and by whom remain private.
“What sensational news on a sunny summer weekend for one lucky EuroMillions player,” said Andy Carter, The National Lottery’s senior winners adviser. “They have instantly become the ninth biggest winner in UK National Lottery history and have a fortune which can make their dreams come true. We will now look to support the ticket-holder through the process and help them to start to enjoy their life-changing win.”
The highest jackpot paid to a UK lottery winner was £170 million in October 2019.
The latest EuroMillions jackpot winner in the UK is the fourth one this year. It was the 1,430th EuroMillions draw with 44,155,426 entries purchased. Compared to the draw on June 1st, the lottery had sold 21,946,938 tickets marking an increase of 101.2%.
France is home to 25.4% of EuroMillions winners, while 22% of the 3,167,633,593 winners since 2004 are in the UK.
Although France has more overall winners, the UK is the country with the highest number of EuroMillions jackpot winners (113). France is a close second with 110, and Spain has 107. Meanwhile, France has a total of 803,418,060 winners, while the UK is in second place with 698,191,250 winners.
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