Supersize Christmas with Saturday’s £26.3 Million Lotto Jackpot
Last Updated: Friday 11th December 2015, 10:14 am
Bagging Saturday’s £26.3 million Lotto jackpot all to yourself would see you become the biggest winner on a single ticket the game has ever seen, beating the previous record of £22.6 million scooped by business partners Mark Gardiner and Paul Maddison in June 1995. It would also flip your plans for Christmas upside-down, ensuring this will be the jolliest Yuletide ever!
You could escape the rainy weather of the UK and head down under to Sydney in Australia, where the temperature hit 34 degrees today. Of course you would take business class flights for the whole family and you might fancy staying in the exclusive AU$17,000 (£8,115)-a-night Sydney Suite at the Park Hyatt. The 350-square-metre accommodation boasts stunning views of the famous Opera House from the master bedroom, a private terrace, dry sauna and steam room.
On 25th December, you could book a limousine to transfer you to Bondi for a Christmas barbeque on the beach, washed down with a couple of bottles of Gout de Diamants champagne, featuring a Swarovski crystal embedded in the pure white gold label and retailing at over £1 million a bottle. You would also want some home comforts, so you could import the £20,000 Decadence Christmas hamper from Harrods, containing an array of fine wines, teas, chocolates, caviar, cheeses, cured ham and much more besides.
Having already delivered your letter of resignation to the boss after your huge Lotto win, you would be in no rush to get home, so why not hop around some of the world’s most exciting destinations as you make your way back to the UK? A twelve-city itinerary, flying business class with British Airways and its partner airlines, will set you back just under £7,000 each, which you would barely notice leaving your newly-bulging bank account.
Saturday’s massive jackpot is the result of a seven-rollover streak, which has been made possible by the scrapping of the previous four-rollover limit as part of changes to the game which took effect on Saturday 10th October. See the Rollovers section for more information on how high the top prize could possibly grow! However, if you think you can grab the full amount tomorrow, you need to buy Lotto tickets online or from authorised retailers before 7:30pm on the night of the draw. Good luck!