A BRIT ticket holder has bagged £71 million in the National Lottery EuroMillions.
Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said, “One very lucky ticket-holder has scooped tonight’s massive £70M EuroMillions jackpot.
Players all across the country are now urged to check their tickets to be in with a chance of claiming this amazing prize.
“The year got off to the luckiest of starts for UK EuroMillions players when Patrick and Frances Connolly from Northern Ireland scooped the entire £114.9M jackpot in the draw on New Year’s Day and, on 1 March, EuroMillions created 40 guaranteed UK millionaires in one special night.
“By buying a ticket for EuroMillions or any other National Lottery game, every player is helping to raise money for Good Causes.
“On average, around £30M is raised every week for projects across the UK, both big and small, including funding everything from local community projects to preserving the nation’s heritage.”
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The first EuroMillions draw was held on February 7th 2004, by three organisations: France’s Française des Jeux, Loterías y Apuestas del Estado in Spain and the Camelot in the UK.
The odds of winning any EuroMillions prize are 1 in 13.
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