Six random balls got someone £35.1 million, a record breaking UK Lotto jackpot, as there was only one ticket that hit all the winning numbers in Wednesday’s UK National Lottery drawing.
Huge UK gambling news broke on Wednesday night as the National Lottery communicated that there was a winner for the record breaking UK Lotto jackpot. This is the second time this year that a new record for the largest UK lotto jackpot was set.
The record breaking UK Lotto jackpot is £35,133,888 and the lucky numbers were 15, 17, 31, 41, 50 and 57. A spokesperson of the operator revealed that they are waiting for the winner of the record breaking UK Lotto jackpot to claim his prize.
Champagne on ice for the record breaking UK Lotto jackpot winner
The UK National Lottery spokesperson said, “Lotto changes lives every week, by creating millionaires and raising money for Good Causes. In tonight’s draw, one ticket-holder has scooped an amazing £35.1 million jackpot, the biggest prize ever won on the game, and a truly life changing amount of money.
He added, “We urge players to check their tickets and we have the champagne on ice ready to welcome these lucky winners into the National Lottery millionaires’ club.”
It is recommended for everybody to check their lottery tickets, as apart from the record breaking UK Lotto jackpot, there were 35 tickets hitting five balls, providing £1,914 UK lottery wins. 2,769 additional tickets have five correct numbers, which means £156 UK lotto wins. 70,801 players got three numbers right, and the £25 this feat earns them is also handy amount to cover a few lottery tickets.
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