Lucky Ticket Holder Lands £16.9 Million Lotto Jackpot
Last Updated: Monday 11th September 2017, 09:25 am
One lucky Lotto player successfully landed a jackpot of £16.9 million in Saturday evening’s draw. The fortuitous ticket holder correctly matched all six main numbers to end a run of six consecutive rollovers.
The winning numbers in Saturday’s Lotto draw were 4, 7, 13, 49, 56 and 58, with 6 appearing as the Bonus Ball. Not only is this latest win the game’s largest since Saturday 24th June, when a sum of £21.3 million was claimed by an anonymous player, but it is also the 13th top prize victory of 2017, a figure which sees the current year close the gap on the 2016 total of 19.
It wasn’t just the jackpot winner who felt the warm embrace of Lady Luck. One player correctly matched five main numbers and the Bonus Ball to scoop an incredible £80,295, while an additional 41 participants ended the night £2,061 richer after matching five main numbers. There were a further 1,263,204 prize winners, each of whom stand to receive rewards ranging from a free Lucky Dip ticket for matching two numbers to £134 for correctly predicting four main numbers.
The draw even saw another ticket holder welcomed into the millionaires’ club, as one player correctly matched the winning Lotto Millionaire Raffle code JADE 7846 7490 to win £1 million. There were also 20 prizes of £20,000 given away, full details of which can be found by visiting the Lotto Results page.
This has certainly been a weekend to remember for UK lottery lovers. Shortly before Saturday’s draw, National Lottery officials were lavishing a £1 million prize on Violet Grahamslaw, a retired mother-of-two from Berwick-upon-Tweed. The 63-year-old, whose fortune came courtesy of a EuroMillions Millionaire Maker win on Friday 18th August, only discovered her mammoth win after her husband had checked a pile of discarded tickets. "It still hasn't properly sunk in yet and I can't believe that this has happened to me,” the prosperous pensioner told reporters upon collecting her prize.
If you would like to rendezvous with National Lottery officials, you will have two opportunities to win big this coming week, with EuroMillions (£33 million) and Lotto (£1.9 million) offering amazing jackpots. To be in with a chance of winning, select your numbers online or pick up a ticket from any authorised retailer throughout the UK. Good luck!