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Euromillions Winner In The UK Scoops £61.1 Million Jackpot

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30/07/2016 09:46

A UK ticketholder has scooped the £61.1 million jackpot in the EuroMillions draw.

The winner matched five main numbers and two lucky stars to pocket £61,102,442.90 in Friday’s competition, the Press Association reported.

The winning numbers were 1, 21, 26, 40 and 50 and the lucky stars were 2 and 4.

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A UK ticketholder has won the Euromillions jackpot

A National Lottery spokesman said: “The UK’s lucky streak is never ending - the £61 million EuroMillions jackpot is the fourth one to be won here this year.

“As well as the huge jackpot, five players won a guaranteed £1 million and a luxury trip to the Gold Coast in the UK Millionaire Maker.”

According to Sky News, had a one in 116,531,800 chance of choosing all the correct numbers.

The UK’s biggest Euromillions winners were Chris and Colin Weir, from North Ayrshire.

They donated millions of their winnings to the Scottish Yes campaign in the run-up to the independence referendum in 2014.

Earlier this year a Briton won the biggest Lotto prize ever when they matched all six numbers in the draw to win £35,133,888.

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