Would you wait to claim a £14.2m jackpot A £14.2m lottery winner from Wiltshire has finally come forward more than a fortnight after scooping the prize.
Lottery operator Camelot said the lucky ticket holder had owned up on Friday after the company appealed for him to claim the cash.
The ticket for the double rollover Lotto draw on Wednesday 14 April was bought in the county – the winning numbers were: 1, 3, 22, 32, 38 and 44.
Camelot has not released any further details about the winner.
Camelot chief executive Dianne Thompson said: “I am thrilled that the mystery ticket holder has finally come forward to claim the prize.”
Winners have 180 days to come forward to claim their prize before the money goes into a fund to benefit good causes.
The Wiltshire winner has missed out on about £20,000 interest for the days the prize was unclaimed.
EURO MILLIONS $39 MILLION WINNING LOTTERY TICKET SOLD IN FRANCE
One winning Euro Millions lottery ticket was sold in France for a record 33 million euros (US$39 million).
Euro Millions, a multi-country lottery game currently played in France, Spain, and the United Kingdom, was launched in February.
Jackpots start at 15 million Euros (US$17.7 million), and grow until there is a winner.
The jackpot is the only prize that is shared among all Euro Millions countries; all lower-tier prizes are determined based on the amount of sales and winning tickets within each individual country.
The previous record Euro Millions jackpot of 25.5 million euros ($30.3 million) was won by a British woman on April 9.
Euro Millions is unique among premier lotto games in that players select two bonus numbers (called “Lucky Stars”) in addition to 5 regular lotto numbers. Traditionally, multi-jurisdiction games are drawn with one bonus number.
Drawings for Euro Millions are held every Friday at 9:00 PM GMT (4:00 PM New York, USA time).
One Lotto Ticket Wins $11 Million Jackpot
One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $11 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
The winning Togel Online ticket was bought in the city of Miami, officials said.
A total of 134 tickets matched five numbers to win $3,511; 6,182 tickets matched four numbers for $61.50; and 118,953 tickets matched three numbers for $4.50. The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 4-12-18-25-31-48.…