UK players have been participating in EuroMillions since the game began in February 2004 and have picked up some astonishing wins along the way. Adrian and Gillian Bayford of Suffolk were the first EuroMillions players to win the maximum possible jackpot of €190 million, a feat which has not been repeated in the country. Other players have won enormous cash rewards as well, reaping the benefits of the large jackpots offered by Europe's biggest lottery game.
Top UK EuroMillions Winners
To date, there have been 360 EuroMillions jackpot winners, with 65 of those winners coming from the UK. The table below shows the top ten UK EuroMillions winners, with the largest prize winners in Sterling listed first.
|Results Date||Draw Number||Prize Won||Won by|
|12th July 2011||397||£161,653,000||Chris and Colin Weir of Largs, Ayrshire*|
|10th August 2012||510||£148,656,000||Adrian and Gillian Bayford of Haverhill, Suffolk|
|8th October 2010||348||£113,019,926||Anonymous winner|
|14th March 2014||676||£107,932,603||Neil Trotter of Coulsdon, Surrey|
|7th October 2011||422||£101,203,600||Dave and Angela Dawes of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire|
|12th June 2015||806||£93,388,944||Anonymous winner|
|14th May 2010||327||£84,451,320||Anonymous winner|
|28th May 2013||593||£81,381,673||Anonymous winner|
|12th February 2010||314||£56,008,113||Nigel Page of Cirencester, Gloucestershire|
|31st March 2015||785||£53,193,914||Richard and Angela Maxwell of Coningsby, Lincolnshire|
*While Chris and Colin Weir received the largest EuroMillions prize in Sterling, the value of their prize in Euro was €185,000,000 - €5 million less than what the Bayfords won. The Weirs benefited from a more generous exchange rate at the time of the draw.
Top UK EuroMillions Syndicate Winners
Of course, many other EuroMillions jackpot prizes have been awarded to lottery syndicates in the UK. These players worked together as a team to win some incredible prizes:
- A group of seven office workers in Merseyside won big on EuroMillions on Friday 6th November 2009 when they split a jackpot of £91.1 million with another British player. The syndicate, who dubbed themselves 'The Magnificent Seven', took home a total of £45.5 million, with each member of the group receiving £6.5 million.
- In March 2012, 12 bus drivers from Corby, Northamptonshire scooped a colossal £38 million on EuroMillions. Each member of the group sped away with a life-changing £3.1 million.
- A group of ten office workers in Kirkby, Merseyside picked up an incredible £28.8 million in the EuroMillions draw on Tuesday 9th July 2013. Each of the players became £2.8 million richer in the blink of an eye!