One winner scoops £5.7m lotto prize

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%One lucky Lotto jackpot winner pocketed £5.7 million in Saturday's draw, Camelot said.

The winning numbers were 41, 34, 48, 35, 27, 36 and the bonus number was 29.
Wednesday's jackpot is an estimated £2.2 million.

The draw machine used was Lancelot and the set of balls was 3.

The jackpot winner will collect a total of £5,710,291 for matching all six numbers.

One ticketholder matched five numbers plus the bonus ball to take home £455,791 while 154 won £2,512 for five numbers.

A total of 10,582 matched four numbers to claim £193 each, while 212,439 won £25 for matching three numbers.

There were 50 winners of the Lotto Raffle who won £20,000 each.

Nobody won the top prize of £130,000 in the Lotto HotPicks draw.

The winning Thunderball numbers were 13, 20, 31, 14, 32 and the Thunderball number was 11.

Nobody won the top prize of £500,000.

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One winner scoops £5.7m lotto prize

The map was commissioned to mark Tuesday night's EuroMillions roll-over which is now a staggering £138 million - the fifth biggest jackpot ever offered in the UK.

Should anyone scoop the jackpot, their wealth will be slightly less than Europe's biggest Lottery winners Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in Ayrshire. The husband and wife made the headlines in July when they won £161,653,000, thanks to several rollovers.

Boasting 164 National Lottery millionaires, one in 14,211 North East residents has now banked a seven-figure jackpot prize. Winners Paul and Christine Goldie from Washington, near Sunderland, pocketed £3,581,481 after their numbers came up on Christmas Day last year.

The Millionaire Map, which includes both publicity and non-publicity winners, is based on the number of millionaires created per adult population. One man who did go public with his winnings was Wayne Hughes from Holyhead on Anglesey, north Wales. The shop worker scooped £1,117,779 last August and even had the winning numbers tattooed on his arm.

The region with the fewest millionaire jackpot winners was Northern Ireland, where only 53 seven-figure or more winners were created.

Wales has seen 179 millionaires - one person in 14,502 - created over the last 16 years. Rugby fans Terry Roberts, Mike Williams, Lance Gifford and Gerwyn Jones, from the Rhondda Valley in south Wales, split £4,091,609 in April this year.

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