Mystery Briton comes forward to claim £71million EuroMillions jackpot
- Winning numbers were 3, 15, 24, 42 and 46 and lucky stars 9 and 12
- Latest win follows Frances and Patrick Connolly’s £115m January win
- In December last year, builder Andrew Clark won £76million after finding six-week-old ticket in visor of his van
A British player came forward last night to claim Friday’s massive £71million Euromillions lottery jackpot.
The winning numbers were 3, 15, 24, 42 and 46 and lucky stars 9 and 12 in what was the latest mammoth payout in recent months, the Mirror reported.
Last November builder Andrew Clark, 51, discovered he was £76million richer after discovering finding his winning Euromillions ticket in his van six weeks later.
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The grandfather-of-three, from Boston, Lincolnshire scooped the 12th biggest UK win and treated himself to an £80,000 Mercedes-Benz and a Nissan Qashqai.
He and his partner Trisha Fairhurt also moved into a four-bedroom property complete with an indoor pool, gym and triple garage.
In January, husband and wife Frances and Patrick Connolly became the fourth biggest lottery winners in UK history when they pocketed £115million.
Grandfather-of-three Andrew Clark, pictured with his partner Trisha Fairhurst, won £76million just before Christmas after finding a six-week-old ticket in the visor of his van
The couple, from Country Armagh, in Northern Ireland, promised to make dozens of people they love rich.
The latest winner won the 15th largest UK jackpot, with an anonymous winner narrowly ahead, followed by Mr Clark.
The biggest ever UK win was in 2011 when Scotland’s Colin and Chris Weir, of Largs, Ayrshire, won £161million.
Euromillions is played in nine countries – the UK, Austria, Belgium, the Republic of Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland Luxembourg – and the same jackpot is vied for by ticket holders.
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