Euromillions creates biggest ever lottery winner
Last Updated: Wednesday 1st August 2012, 16:29 pm
With a jackpot of £113 million, interest was always going to be high in last night’s EuroMillions jackpot. The last time the jackpot was this high, one Brit became the country’s biggest ever lottery winner with an £89 million jackpot but this has far excelled that jackpot and it’s a Brit yet again! They say lightning never strikes in the same place twice but it has this weekend as yet again, a Brit smashes the record to become the country’s biggest lottery winner.
You can check the full Euromillions numbers and payouts on our lottery results page but the draw kicked off without a hitch in Paris. The EuroMillions jackpot reached £113 million, an astronomical amount, no matter how you look at it.
No one has stepped forward yet to declare they are the £113 million lottery winner but Camelot assure us it’s definitely a UK lottery player. The jackpot winner wasn’t the only lucky UK player either, as this big jackpot paid out well throughout the divisions.
Players who matched five and one lucky star won a life-changing £521,000 and even players who just matched five balls walk away with over £70,000, some generous prizes for many players right across the UK.
The EuroMillions jackpot winner will now be instantly propelled to the Times Rich List, in the top 100 wealthiest people in the UK! If you haven’t checked your lottery tickets yet, then it’s time to do so now, you could be a record Euromillionaire!