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One lucky Lotto player scooped the jackpot of £3.9 million on Saturday night after correctly matching all six main numbers. Nearly 300,000 other ticket holders also won cash amounts after draw machine Lancelot dispensed main numbers 2, 6, 22, 26, 33 and 48 with Bonus Ball 43. Prizes ranged from the £25 fixed prize for matching three main numbers which was bagged by 280,782 ticket holders up to £45,105 for each of the seven players who matched five main numbers and the Bonus Ball.
22nd September 2014
A retired couple from Ottery St Mary in Devon set out on a holiday around the UK and Europe last month, but little did they know that their journey would lead them to a £1 million win.
19th September 2014
Excitement is building ahead of tonight’s Lotto draw, which features a quadruple rollover jackpot of £13 million that must be won! It is the first time that Lotto has reached the maximum number of rollovers since 4th January of this year. In that draw, no ticket holder matched all six main numbers, meaning that the top prize rolled down and was shared between the 23 players who matched five main balls and the Bonus Ball. Similarly, if no one scoops the jackpot tonight, the £13 million will be spread equally amongst the players in the next winning tier.
17th September 2014
A massive £13 million has to be won on Wednesday night after Lotto’s first quadruple rollover since January 4th of this year. No ticket holder managed to match all six main numbers on Saturday night, meaning that even if there is no top-tier winner on Wednesday the jackpot will roll down and be shared between players in the next winning prize tier.
15th September 2014
With the referendum on independence from the rest of the UK coming up in the next week, questions are being asked as to whether Scotland as a standalone country would still be able to play games operated by the National Lottery. After rumours emerged of a Scotland-only lottery being ready to roll out if the union is split, what does the future hold for the 70% of Scottish households who regularly play Lotto and EuroMillions?
12th September 2014
Excitement is building for tomorrow night’s Lotto draw as there is an impressive £11 million jackpot and 200 Lotto Raffle prizes up for grabs! This life-changing prize comes as the result of the past three draws taking place without a top prize winner and is the second largest jackpot seen to date this year.
12th September 2014
UK Lotto fans, get ready - tonight’s double rollover jackpot is worth a breathtaking £8.2 million. The Lotto jackpot has rolled over twice, with the last winner picking up a £6.4 million prize on Saturday 30th August. No player was able to match all six main numbers drawn for Wednesday 3rd September or for Saturday 6th September, and so Lotto players are breathlessly waiting for Friday and hoping that their numbers have what it takes to scoop the jackpot. If they can pull it off, they’ll become the first Lotto winner of September.
10th September 2014
The UK Lotto jackpot has risen to £8.2 million after no ticket holder was able to scoop the top prize in Saturday night’s draw. However, over 230,000 players took home some tidy sums of cash when they matched some of the winning numbers, which were 11, 29, 32, 37, 40 and 48 with Bonus Ball 14.
8th September 2014
Police in South Derbyshire, England, have been warning residents about a lottery scam currently in operation which informs potential victims that they have won a life-changing sum of money. Police first became aware of the scam after receiving several calls from the general public.
5th September 2014
One lucky player has come forward to claim their £1.4 million win more than one month after hitting the UK Lotto jackpot. The winning ticket was purchased in the District of Thanet, Kent for the draw on 2nd August, but the winner only picked up their life-changing prize this week.
3rd September 2014
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