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A special Millionaire Raffle event has been announced for Friday 31 May, and if you like the idea of winning a million then you will like the aforementioned event game twelve times as much. We say that because the EuroMillions lottery player who wins the Millionaire Raffle game in the featured draw will not just win £1 million, but rather £1 million each and every month for an entire year! Even better, if you buy your tickets for the next three draws in advance you can already guarantee your participation in this exciting event!
Two players won the UK Lotto jackpot on Saturday 18 May, but the lottery limelight was well and truly stolen by the Powerball game in the USA, which saw its biggest ever jackpot landed by a single ticket. Saturday’s Powerball jackpot was worth $590.5 million, beating the previous record of $587.5 million, and the winning ticket was sold in the state of Florida. Whilst we applaud that fantastic success, we would also like to congratulate the two players who shared a jackpot worth £3,753,310 in our own Lotto game.
Winning any lottery jackpot is a once-in-a-lifetime achievement for most people, so winning a double rollover jackpot in a game that doesn’t often see double rollovers is something very special indeed. Two players did precisely that last night by matching all six of the main numbers in the midweek Lotto draw. Rollovers in each of the two preceding draws had helped to give the midweek jackpot a final value of £8,379,678, so each of the lucky Lotto winners can now claim an equal share worth £4,189,839.
EuroMillions lottery players saw the jackpot roll over for the fifth time in a row last night after none of the tickets entered for the game managed to win the £43 million that was available. The EuroMillions results for Tuesday 14 May were 07, 08, 24, 27 and 36, and the Lucky Star numbers were 05 and 11. Although no player won the jackpot, over 2.06 million consolation prizes were landed, and the next game this Friday will give fans the chance to win a top prize of around £53 million!
Lottery players in the UK can look forward to some incredible mega jackpot thrills this week after rollovers were witnessed in both the EuroMillions and Lotto games in the last few days. The EuroMillions game kicks things off this Tuesday 14 May with a quadruple rollover jackpot that is expected to be worth around £42 million. Then, just 24 hours later, the midweek Lotto game will give players the chance to win a double rollover jackpot worth around £8.4 million.
Lottery players are bracing themselves for what promises to be a very big weekend. The action kicks off on Friday night, when the EuroMillions game will give players the chance to win a triple-rollover jackpot worth around £36 million and the Millionaire Raffle game is certain to make another player £1 million richer. Then, on Saturday night, the Lotto game will offer a rollover jackpot worth around £6 million, the Irish Lotto will boast a rollover jackpot of around €4.5 million and the Health Lottery will stage its first ever draw with a brand new Bonus Ball!
A shop worker who tried to defraud a lottery syndicate out of a prize worth £79,887 has been given a 12 months suspended jail sentence. Imran Pervais, who lives in Kent, was working at his family’s convenience store when the incident took place. Callum Crosier, who leads a syndicate of players at his workplace, asked Pervais to check their tickets. Pervais did so, but when it became apparent that a significant prize had been won, he told Mr Crosier that it was worth just £10.
The Health Lottery game is set to introduce a brand new Bonus Ball number that will give players an even greater chance of winning a prize. The first draw under the new rules will be held this Saturday 11 May, and we think that this is a fantastic development for players, especially as there will be no change to the cost of tickets. The only difference as far as participants are concerned is that every entry will now have six ways to win a prize instead of just three!
Two tickets shared the midweek Lotto jackpot on Wednesday 1 May, and the lottery results that enabled them to succeed were 07, 08, 11, 12, 39 and 42. The jackpot had a final value of £1,775,186, which means that each winning ticket is now worth £887,593. That won’t give the owners millionaire status all by itself, but it could probably be turned into a million with some wise investment. Or the winners could simple choose to start enjoying their wealth straight away!
Today marks the beginning of a brand new month, and lottery fans won’t have to wait very long at all for their next opportunity to change their lives forever. In a matter of hours the midweek Lotto game will take place, with an estimated jackpot of around £2 million up for grabs. Then, completely unrelated to tonight’s game, there will be a EuroMillions rollover jackpot of around £21 million to play for on Friday 3 May. Add in another Lotto game on Saturday and a Bank Holiday to look forward to on Monday of next week and there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful right now.
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