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Check Your Lottery Tickets - £21 Million Lotto Jackpot Won

Check Your Lottery Tickets - £21 Million Lotto Jackpot Won

After nine consecutive rollovers, the National Lottery’s Lotto jackpot was finally won in the draw on Saturday 12th May. One lucky ticket holder won the entire jackpot of £21,044,592, the highest prize awarded so far this year. On Sunday, National Lottery officials were urging players to check their tickets, as the winner had still not come forward to claim their prize.

Check Your Tickets From Saturday’s Draw

The winning numbers from Saturday’s Lotto draw were 1, 15, 21, 30, 35, and 44, with Bonus Ball 5. Just one ticket matched all six main numbers to land the £21 million prize, and as of Sunday, the winning ticket holder was yet to make themselves known. National Lottery spokesperson Andy Carter said: “After two £9 million Lotto jackpot winners in the last couple of months we now have a single ticket-holder who has banked a massive £21 million. All players are urged to check their tickets to see if they are a Lotto jackpot winner and don't worry - we have enough champagne on ice ready to celebrate."

The winner has 180 days from the date of the draw to claim the prize, after which the money will go into the National Lottery’s Good Causes fund. You can use our Lotto ticket checker to find out if you have the winning numbers from Saturday’s draw.

Over 1.4 Million Winning Tickets

There were over 1.4 million prizes won on Saturday, including three tickets that each matched five numbers and the Bonus Ball to win £27,605. 119 players matched five numbers to win £732 each, while 6,905 matched four to win £81, and 145,565 matched three to win £25 each. 1.3 million free tickets were awarded to players who matched just two numbers. The Lotto jackpot now resets to £1.8 million for the draw on Wednesday 16th May.

One Millionaire Raffle code was also drawn on Saturday - the winning code was PLUM 3958 2466. See our results page for a full breakdown of the prizes, including the 20 raffle codes worth £20,000 each.

Thunderball Jackpot Proves Elusive

There were no winners of the £500,000 Thunderball jackpot on Saturday, making it the 12th consecutive draw that it has gone unclaimed. Nearly £1 million of prize money was handed out to other winners, though, from those who just matched the Thunderball to win £3 each, to those who matched five numbers to win £5,000 each.

The winning numbers from Saturday’s Thunderball draw were 11, 25, 29, 37, and 38, with Thunderball 2. See our Thunderball results page to check the full results and see a full prize breakdown from Saturday’s draw. The next Thunderball draw is on Tuesday 15th May, where the jackpot remains fixed at £500,000.

If you want to be in with a chance of winning Wednesday’s £1.8 million Lotto jackpot, join an online syndicate. By having a share in more lines of numbers, you greatly improve your odds of winning a prize. Visit our Lottery Tickets page for more details; you can also join syndicates for Thunderball and EuroMillions.

Published: Monday 14th May 2018

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