With a prize over £35.1 million, a single ticket won someone the biggest ever Lotto jackpot in UK.
The National Lottery has announced big gambling news on Wednesday night. There was a lucky player in the latest draw, taking the whole £35.1 million, the biggest ever Lotto jackpot in UK.
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The last record braking UK lottery win was two players taking a half each from the historical £66 million jackpot earlier this year. That two £33 million prizes broke the 21-year-old record for the biggest ever Lotto jackpot in UK then. To reach the £66 million amount, 15 drawings were needed.
Now a considerably smaller prize pool was enough for someone to break the record for the biggest ever Lotto jackpot in UK. Only one ticket had all the six winning numbers from Wednesday night’s draw, 15, 17, 31, 41, 50 and 57. Now the biggest ever Lotto jackpot in UK is exactly £35,133,888.
“Lotto changes lives every week, by creating millionaires and raising money for Good Causes,” a spokesman of the National Lottery told latest gambling news. “In tonight’s draw, one ticket-holder has scooped an amazing £35.1 million jackpot, the biggest prize ever won on the game, and a truly life changing amount of money.”
He also noted that they are ready to start the biggest party in the life of the lucky winner any minute. He said, “We urge players to check their tickets and we have the champagne on ice ready to welcome these lucky winners into the National Lottery millionaires’ club.”
There were 35 tickets with five correct numbers, they will get £1,914. A 2,769 players also hit four balls, which earns them a handy £156 so it really worth to check your tickets.
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