National Lottery ticket holder scoops £2million after winning jackpot

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A lucky single-ticket holder has bagged the life-changing £2million top jackpot prize in tonight's UK Lotto draw – and another has won the Thunderball, too.

It's a big winning week in the UK National Lottery, as one ticket scooped the whopping £20 million top prize in Saturday's National Lottery draw.

On an incredibly lucky night for Brits, one ticket has won the main Lotto prize, two have won the second prize of £1million each and 97 have each bagged £1,750 for matching five of the six main numbers.

While one ticket has won the main Thunderball prize of £500,000 and two have won £5,000 for matching the five main numbers 13 tickets picked up £13,000 on the Lotto HotPicks.

Camelot’s Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at the National Lottery, said: “What fantastic news for a single ticket-holder who has won tonight’s £2M Lotto jackpot.

"This winner follows on from Saturday’s huge £20M jackpot win, which is yet to be claimed. Players are being urged to check their tickets and give us a call to claim these fantastic prizes."

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National Lottery senior winners' advisor Andy Carter
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The lucky Lotto punter picked all six main numbers and the bonus ball to bag the £2million cash sum.

The numbers were – 1, 8, 12, 16, 18, 42 and the Bonus Ball was 4.

Meanwhile the Thunderball game, which is drawn four days out of every week, was also won by a single ticket holder.

They matched all five main numbers and the Thunderball ball to bag a cool half a million.

The Thunderball numbers were – 6, 22, 28, 32, 37 and the Thunderball was 7.

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Andy Carter added: "National Lottery players make a huge difference to National Lottery Good Causes across the country raising, on average, around £30M every week.

"Thanks to National Lottery players, over £800M has been distributed to date across the UK to help tackle the impact of coronavirus, including more than £400M to support the most vulnerable in our communities."

Four days ago, on Saturday, January 9, one ticket bagged the £20 million top prize and five more netted £1 million each after matching five numbers plus the bonus ball.

Once the ticket has been validated and paid, the ticket-holder will decide whether or not to go public and share their news.

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If not all details will remain anonymous including whether it's a single winner or a syndicate, and where the lucky ticket was bought.

The big prize win comes after a joiner who won an amazing £58million lottery jackpot treated seven of his friends to a first-class holiday in Dubai.

Ryan Hoyle, 38, treated his pals to five-star penthouse suites and £1,700 bottles of vodka and Champagne over the New Year.

The self-employed joiner discovered he had won £58,366,487 on EuroMillions last April while checking his emails at 6am.

EuroMillions winner Ryan Hoyle scooped a huge £58,366,487
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The coronavirus pandemic had prevented Ryan from celebrating properly, but he and seven of his tradesmen pals finally made the trip to Dubai a few weeks ago.

And the £20m isn't the only big ticket win in 2021.

One lucky ticket holder in the UK started 2021 with a bang after scooping the £39.7million EuroMillions jackpot on New Year's Day.

Camelot confirmed last week a claim had been submitted a whopping £39,774,466.40.

The winner beat the odds of one in 139,838,160 to scoop the jackpot on the first day of 2021.

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