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EuroMillions results LIVE – Massive £67 million jackpot TONIGHT; winning numbers, buy tickets, what time and how to play

EUROMILLIONS returns TONIGHT offering a lucky Brit the chance of winning a whopping £67M jackpot.

It comes after no one scooped Tuesday's massive top prize of £55m – meaning tonight's prize has again rolled over.

And on Saturday, the National Lottery draw will see a guaranteed £20 million jackpot after no-one took the top prize in that game on Wednesday.

While no-one got all six main numbers, two ticketholders matched five numbers plus the bonus to win £1 million each.

Read our EuroMillions live blog below for the latest updates and numbers…

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    The UK’s biggest unclaimed lottery win

    The UK’s biggest unclaimed win was from June 2012, when a Euromillions prize worth £63.8 million.

    The prize money was never picked up by its unfortunate owner.

    The ticket was bought in the Stevenage or Hitchin areas of Hertfordshire but, after the allowed time period to claim expired, the money was instead distributed among charitable causes.

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    The man who won the lottery seven times

    American man, Richard Lustig, is the only person in the world who has won the lottery seven times.

    In an interview with ABC News, Lustig explained that his method wass to re-invest all of his winnings back into the lottery, and also recommended using hand-picked sequential numbers, as well as using the same numbers repeatedly.

    Lustig’s total wins amount to a value of $1,052,205.58, which is about £766,736.95.

    • Win 1: January 1993 (scratch-off ticket) – $10,000
    • Win 2: August 1997 (Florida Fantasy 5) – $13,696.03
    • Win 3: June 2000 (“scratch-off ticket “2nd chance drawing”) – $3,594.66
    • Win 4: October 2001 (“scratch-off ticket “2nd chance drawing”) – valued at $4,966
    • Win 5: January 2002 (Florida Mega Money) – $842,152.91
    • Win 6: November 25, 2008 (Florida Fantasy 5) $73,658.06
    • Win 7: August 9, 2010 (Florida Fantasy 5) – $98,992.92

    Mum scooped £300,000 on Lottery scratch card

    A mum realised she had won £300,000 on a National Lottery scratch card after initially believing her winnings were just £1,000.

    Sandra Davine only discovered her huge winnings after a life-changing phone call to a lottery line operator in December last year.

    Sandra declared that she thought she had won £1,000 – enquiring as to how it could be claimed.

    But unbeknown to her, her day was about a get a lot better as the phone line operator confirmed that she had actually scooped a whopping £300,000.

    A stunned Sandra, of Renfrewshire, Scotland, can be heard saying: “You must be joking. There’s no way.”

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      NHS worker syndicate bagged £118,044 on EuroMillions

      A SYNDICATE of 53 NHS workers won £118,044 on EuroMillions earlier this month.

      They matched five numbers and one lucky star in the October 8 draw.

      The syndicate members are mostly pharmacy staff at Morriston Hospital in Swansea and aged between 20 and 63.

      They have been working flat out during the pandemic.

      Pharmacy technician Kim Owen, 61, said: “It’s been a scary time for all of us so the win is extra special.”

      Members of the syndicate, which is called the Pharmily Crew, will each receive £2,227. Most say they will spend their share on sunshine holidays.

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      Mapped: Top ten luckiest cities in the UK

      The following map shows the top 10 luckiest lottery areas in the UK.

      Lottery data shows the areas with the cities and towns with the highest number per capita of high-tier winners to scoop £50,000 or more on the National Lottery.

      The National Lottery has now made over 6,100 millionaires in the UK.

      Data taken from the launch of the lottery in 1994 until Sept 2019 reveals the luckiest regions.

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      Tale of $10million lotto winner fatally injected with painkillers by husband

      A LOTTERY winner was killed by her doctor husband who injected her with painkillers after he accused her of squandering the cash.

      Joseph Roncaioli, 72, was found guilty of the manslaughter of his wife Ibi who won $10 million she split with her friend.

      Prosecutors told his trial he may have been have been upset his wife squandered the couple’s fortune leaving them with little money for retirement, the Toronto Star reported.

      Passing sentence, the trial judge said his crime “more resembles a murder than an accidental killing”.

      “It was intentional, not spontaneous,” said Justice Jane Ferguson.

      Hungarian-born Ibi and her friend won $10 million on the lottery in Canada back in 1991 and the pair split the winnings.

      Her husband’s trial heard that she gave away $2 million on a son whose existence was a secret from her other two boys.

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      Gran, 70, ‘physically sick’ after scooping £3.8M jackpot

      Diane Bate, 70, was in “total disbelief” after winning the multi-million pound prize in the Lotto draw on December 12. 

      Diane said: “I checked my ticket early on Sunday morning using the National Lottery app when it made a funny sound.

      “I looked at the amount and couldn’t quite believe my eyes, I thought, ‘surely that can’t be right?!’ The most I have ever won before is £100.

      “I was in total disbelief so I woke Michael up to check the ticket – he wasn’t happy but we’ve been married 52 years so he soon got over it!

      “I still didn’t believe it, so I also checked it with my granddaughter too. 

      “I must have checked it about six times in total before I started to believe it was real, and at that point, I was physically sick!”

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      ‘I won £1m on the lottery at 22 and still shop at Asda & Primark’

      Roofer Jamie Heavens, then-22-year-old, went to work at his dad Mark’s roofing company in Dorset, near where he lives, and started his hands-on job.

      After being sent off to work on another site, he stopped off at Romsey Services off the M27 for fuel and also bought a scratchard.

      “I scratched it off in a layby and was stunned when it revealed I’d won £1m,” he said.

      He kept it quiet from his colleagues – telling only his uncle and wife-to-be. 

      However, despite winning big, Jamie said: “Danielle still buys me jogging bottoms from Primark. I go out and graft everyday so she knows I will get them filthy. There’s no point in her getting me really smart ones, they would just get wrecked.”

      Wife Danielle is still working as a receptionist at a garage whereas Jamie set up his own company, a roadside recovery service.

      Read the article in full here.

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      ‘We hoped to win… and then we did’

      Like many people who play the lottery, Patrick and Frances Connolly “always hoped” they would win but didn’t have high hopes.

      But two years ago, on New Year’s Day, they scooped £114,969,775 on the EuroMillions after playing every week for years. 

      When the couple, from County Armagh, Northern Ireland, found out about the “life-changing” sum, they modestly celebrated with “a cup of tea and a hug”.

      They told ITV: “I always hoped we would win the lottery one day, but when we did, it would be just our luck that lots of others would win on the same day with the same numbers too.

      “Never in my wildest dreams did I think we would ever win almost £115 million.”

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      EuroMillions draw returns tonight

      The EuroMillions draw returns tonight at around 8.45pm.

      Players will be in with the chance of winning a huge £67M jackpot.

      Make sure you grab a ticket soon though, as the game shuts at 7.30pm this evening.

      Good luck!

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      The odds of winning the Millionaire Maker

      According to the EuroMillions website, there is a 1 in 1,900,000 chance that a player could win the Millionaire Maker game on a Tuesday.

      This shrinks to 1 in approximately 2,250,000 if there is a rollover – meaning no one has won the previous draw’s jackpot.

      On a Friday, it’s estimated that there is a 1 in 2,950,000 chance of winning a guaranteed £1million.

      If there is a quadruple rollover, the odds could fall to 1 in 3,400,000.

      Winning the game depends on the number of payslips sold so the odds fluctuate from game-to-game.

      The odds can also change if there is a special event.

      In March 2019, EuroMillions created 40 UK millionaires in a one-off special draw.

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      Lottery winners adviser says he’s seen ‘all sorts of reactions’

      Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, has seen “all sorts” of reactions in his 15 years dealing with lucky ticketholders.

      “I’ve seen people be sick with excitement, I’ve seen people resign their job on the spot, I’ve seen people jumping up and down, I’ve known husbands who haven’t told wives and wives who haven’t told husbands, I’ve been to homes where there’s literally a party going on already,” he said.

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