UK ticket-holder comes forward to claim £39m EuroMillions jackpot


A lucky UK ticket-holder has come forward to claim a £39 million EuroMillions New Year's Day jackpot.

The winning numbers were 16, 28, 32, 44 and 48, with the lucky stars 01 and 09.

Just one ticket won the £39,774,466.40 jackpot.

Lottery operator Camelot said that checks are being made on the claim.

Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at the National Lottery, said: "It is fantastic news that the jackpot winning lucky ticket-holder has now claimed this enormous prize. We will now focus on supporting the ticket-holder through the process."

He added: "What a start to 2021 for EuroMillions players.

"Not only did the giant jackpot get won in the UK, but a further 10 lucky players banked £1 million in the Millionaire Maker event. In all, over 900,000 UK players won a prize in the New Year's Day draw."

Nobody won the EuroMillons Hotpicks jackpot, which uses the same numbers as the main draw, but one winner scooped the Thunderball top prize of £500,000.

The Thunderball numbers were 13, 17, 30, 34, 35 and the Thunderball was 01.

Tuesday's EuroMillions jackpot is an estimated £15 million.

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