One fortunate EuroMillions participant but to cash-in their ticket is sitting on a jaw-dropping jackpot prize of greater than £76m.
Nationwide Lottery gamers throughout the nation are being urged to double-check their tickets, with whoever secured the life-changing fortune within the draw final Friday seemingly nonetheless unaware that they’re a multi-millionaire in ready.
The proprietor of the successful ticket – price £76.4m – matched all 5 most important numbers within the draw, which have been 5, 15, 17, 37 and 44.
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Additionally they matched two fortunate star numbers – 7 and 11.
It’s the fourth EuroMillions jackpot received within the UK this yr and the 12th largest Nationwide Lottery prize of all-time, with the winner set to be catapulted into the identical riches league because the likes of Ed Sheeran and Gareth Bale.
In response to The Sunday Instances Wealthy Record, the pop star is price a cool £80m, whereas the Actual Madrid winger is price £74m.
If one other week goes by with no signal of the winner, The Nationwide Lottery will make public the realm through which the ticket was purchased to encourage individuals to test their tickets.
Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser on the Nationwide Lottery, stated: “The ticket was purchased in-store so it’s best to test the locations you often maintain your tickets and be sure to’ve checked all of them in case you are the lacking winner.
“We’ve the champagne on ice and our fingers crossed that the fortunate winner comes ahead to say their win quickly. Our participant providers staff are on standby ready for the ticket-holder to come back ahead.
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“They’ve nice experience in serving to winners embrace life-changing wins and ensuring that they can begin to take pleasure in their new discovered wealth as rapidly as doable.
“They are going to be available each step of the way in which to information the ticket-holder by means of the successful expertise.”
Regardless of the whopping jackpot, it is just the third largest EuroMillions jackpot of the yr to this point.
In April, one successful ticket was price £121m, and one in February was price £77m.
In July, Fred and Lesley Higgins from Aberdeenshire claimed £57.9m – however solely after having their successful ticket mistakenly torn in two.