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National Lottery results LIVE: Winning Lotto numbers revealed with £20m jackpot up for grabs

THE NATIONAL Lottery top prize is a huge one tonight with a 'must win' prize that could change your life forever.

Tonight's Lotto draw will see a guaranteed £20 million jackpot waiting to be won and the results have just come out.

The winning Lottery numbers are 3 7 21 29 34 and 39, and bonus ball is 19.

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

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    Top five lucky charms in the UK

    1. A lucky number
    2. Charm
    3. Jewellery
    4. Pen
    5. Shirt
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    Tonight's Lotto numbers

    Tonight's National Lottery numbers are 3 7 21 29 34 and 39,

    The bonus ball is 19.

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    Lottery draw coming up

    Its just ten minutes to go until the tonight's Lotto draw gets underway.

    If you match all winning numbers and the bonus ball, you could scoop a jackpot of £20m.

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    National Lottery weekly timetable

    Here’s a timetable for all UK lottery games including Lotto, EuroMillions and Set For Life.

    There is a draw six nights a week.

    It should be noted that there are no draws on Sundays.

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    ‘I still shop in Primark despite winning £1.8m’

    A NATIONAL Lottery winning dinner lady still lives in her council house, shops in Primark and drives a Kia despite bagging £1.8million.

    Trish Emson, 51, explained money or her millionaire status did not change her or her partner Graham Norton, also 51, who still works as a decorator.

    The down-to-earth pair have even managed to keep their teenage son Benjamin, 17, in check – and don’t even give him pocket money.

    The modest mum, from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, said: “Being rich doesn’t make you posh or a better person.

    “I don’t like showing off and bragging about money and I can’t be posh anyway.

    “To look at me you wouldn’t think I was a millionaire, but if I have to dress up I feel fake, I prefer my jeans,” she told The Mirror.

    Read the article in full here.

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    Biggest lotto winners in history

    1. £1.308 billion (Powerball) on January 13 2016 in the US, for which three winning tickets were sold, remains history’s biggest lottery prize
    2. £1.267 billion (Mega Million) a winner from South Carolina took their time to come forward to claim their prize in March 2019 not long before the April deadline
    3. £633.76 million (Powerball draw) from a winner from Wisconsin
    4. £625.76 million (Powerball) Mavis L. Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts claimed the jackpot in August 2017
    5. £575.53 million (Powerball) A lucky pair of winners scooped the jackpot in Iowa and New York in October 2018
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    How did John Roberts lose his money?

    John Roberts, from Edinburgh, won a massive £3.1million back in 1998.

    But just three years later the security guard was penniless after blowing his money on cars, houses and luxury holidays.

    One of his first big buys was a massive Tudor mansion in Blackpool, which he moved his wife, Linda, and five children into.

    The five-bedroom detached home was worth around £160,000 when he bought it – and was a far cry from their council flat in Pilton, Edinburgh.

    The seaside house was called Balmoral, after the couple’s favourite Scottish beauty spot.

    In 2001, John moved out of the home and moved in with his cousin. At that time, it was worth £250,000

    John is now rumoured to be living on handouts from friends and family after his marriage fell apart, and was said to be living in a caravan at one time.

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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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    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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    Where does money raised by the Lottery go?

    In the year ending 31 March 2021, the funds were shared as follows:

    • Health, education, environment and charitable causes – 40%
    • Sport – 20%
    • Arts – 20%
    • Heritage – 20%

    Past EuroMillions winners – from botched bum lift to money ‘ruining life’

    While a few have used their winnings for good, others have suffered heartbreak along the way, as they fall victim to the so-called lottery curse – with marriage scandals, financial feuds, violent robberies, botched cosmetic surgery and tragedy.

    Britain’s youngest lottery winner, Jane Park, received £1million from EuroMillions, but despite winning the least on our list, she made the biggest splurge.

    Just 17 at the time, she treated herself to cars, holidays, clothes and plastic surgery. But she said that winning has been a nightmare and that being a millionaire is stressful.

    Colin and Chris Weir won £161million on the EuroMillions in 2011 – making them the 22nd richest people in Scotland and propelling them onto the Sunday Times Rich List.

    Sadly, in April 2019, the pair announced they were divorcing. They had been married for 38 years before being hit by the lottery curse, and shared two grown-up children, Carly and Jamie.

    Just three months later, Colin tragically died of kidney failure and sepsis aged 72.

    Read more stories here.

    The unluckiest Lottery numbers

    The unluckiest numbers are:

    1st – 50, drawn just 22 times

    2nd – 53, drawn just 23 times

    3rd – 26, drawn just 24 times

    =3rd – 48, drawn just 24 times

    =3rd – 51, drawn just 24 times

    4th – 57, drawn just 25 times

    Explained: What draw is on tonight?

    Tonight is the Lotto, where a HUGE £20M jackpot could be won.

    The Saturday Lotto is usually drawn at 8:30pm, and results will follow on our blog shortly after.

    In order to play, you must pick six numbers from 1–59 or go with a Lucky Dip for randomly selected numbers.

    Players can chose to play on Wednesday or Saturday, or both days if they’re feeling lucky.

    You can buy Lotto tickets online every day from 6am until 11pm. But remember, to play on a draw day, you’ll need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm.

    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.

    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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      ‘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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      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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      Top five lucky charms in the UK

      1. A lucky number
      2. Charm
      3. Jewellery
      4. Pen
      5. Shirt
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      What are the most common EuroMillions numbers?

      For EuroMillions, you pick five main numbers and two Lucky Stars, with draws taking place every Tuesday and Friday.

      The five most drawn main numbers since EuroMillions launched in February 2004 are 23, 19, 44, 50 and 5

      The two most drawn Lucky Stars are 2 and 8.

      The least drawn numbers are 22, 33, 46, 18 and 47

      The original Lucky Stars were 1 to 9 – of those, the least drawn are 4 and 1.

      The more recently added Lucky Stars 10, 11 and 12 have been drawn less.

      In the UK, a single entry to a EuroMillions draw costs £2.50.

      EuroMillions is different to the main Lotto draw.

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      Lucky Leo

      Well, according to the stars some signs are luckier than others, so read on and see if you should pop out and buy that winning lotto ticket. It could be you!

      Leo – Oh, Leo we knew you’d be one of the lucky ones. You always look good, have a string of admirers and just tend to always be prowling on the bright side of the street.

      Virgo – It’s no coincidence that planner extraordinaire is one of the luckiest signs of the zodiac. Virgos only become successful because they put in the hours and werk, girl.

      Scorpio – Magnanimous Scorpio has definitely got it going on when it comes to luck. They’ll often find themselves in the right place at the right time as if by magic, much to the annoyance of some less fortunate souls.

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      Which Lotto is easiest to win?

      The easiest lotto to win by prize is the France Lotto (or Loto as it's known) which gives you a one in six chance of winning a prize.

      • French Lotto = 1 in 6
      • Spanish Lotto = 1 in 10
      • UK Lotto = 1 in 9.3
      • Austrian Lotto = 1 in 12
      • EuroMillions = 1 in 13
      • SA Powerball = 1 in 36
      • SA Lotto = 1 in 93
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        What are the 6 luckiest numbers?

        The six luckiest numbers globally are: 6, 7, 33, 38, 40, and 49.

        These numbers come from data collected from draws that happened in Spain, Canada, Germany, Poland, the UK, Greece, and South Africa.

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        Explained: How to play the Lotto?

        You must pick six numbers from 1–59 or go with a Lucky Dip for randomly selected numbers.

        Players can chose to play on Wednesday or Saturday, or both days if they're feeling lucky.

        You can buy Lotto tickets online every day from 6am until 11pm. But remember, to play on a draw day, you'll need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm.

        In a Lotto Must Be Won draw where no one wins the jackpot by matching six main numbers, there's a Rolldown.

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        What draw is on tonight?

        Tonight is the Lotto, where a HUGE £20M jackpot could be won.

        The Saturday Lotto is usually drawn at 8:30pm, and results will follow on our blog shortly after.

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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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