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The Independent

UK ticket-holder scoops £171m EuroMillions jackpot

A UK ticket-holder has received greater than £171 million with the EuroMillions jackpot, National Lottery operator Camelot has stated.

The fortunate ticket holder bagged a prize of £171,815,297.80.

The successful numbers from Friday’s draw had been 14, 15, 22, 35 and 48. The Fortunate Star numbers had been 03 and 08.

Camelot’s Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The Nationwide Lottery, stated: “What an incredible evening for one UK ticket-holder who has scooped the enormous £171 million EuroMillions jackpot.

“This winner has simply turn into the third greatest Nationwide Lottery winner of all time and the sixth UK EuroMillions jackpot winner this yr alone.

“Gamers are urged to test their tickets and to present us a name in the event that they suppose they’re tonight’s fortunate winner.”

The largest-ever EuroMillions win was £195 million from the draw on July 19 and was claimed only a day later. The winner selected to stay nameless.

Alongside this record-breaking win, the £109 million jackpot from the draw on February 4 was additionally claimed just a few days later, with the winner once more remaining nameless.

This was adopted by Gloucestershire couple Joe and Jess Thwaite celebrating their £184 million win from the draw on Might 10. One fortunate UK ticketholder, who additionally selected to stay nameless, scooped the £54 million EuroMillions jackpot within the June 10 draw.

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