Lucky Brit EuroMillions ticket-holder claims whopping £110million jackpot in one of biggest lotto wins ever | The SunSeptember 7, 2022
ONE lucky Brit has claimed a massive £110MILLION jackpot in one of the biggest wins ever.
The stonking win makes the ticketholder richer than football aces Mo Salah and Kevin de Bruyne.
Lottery operators Camelot confirmed the prize was claimed by a single ticket-holder in the draw on September 2, 2022.
It is not clear yet where the ticket was bought.
The claim will now go through the process of validation.
Once the ticket has been validated and paid, the ticket-holder will then decide whether or not to go public and share their news.
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Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery Andy Carter said he is "delighted"at the claim.
He said: “This is absolutely incredible news and we’re delighted that we’ve received a claim.
"Our focus is now on supporting the ticket-holder through the process and helping them start to enjoy their truly life-changing win.”
Today's claim is the fifth EuroMillions jackpot win worth over £100m this year.
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Millions of players tried their luck on Friday night's draw, paying £2.50 for each play.
The lucky winner taking home today's prize is now richer than Liverpool star Mo Salah – who's worth around £41million – and Belgian Man City ace Kevin De Bruyne on £52m.
In July, one lucky UK winner scooped a record-breaking £195million EuroMillions jackpot after the huge cash prize rolled over.
It means they have eclipsed the stunning wealth of Grammy-winner Adele – who is worth around £150million, according to the Sunday Times rich list.
The incredible prize of £195,707,000 — which had been rolled over since June 17 — is 5,132 times the average UK salary of £38,131.
Britain's previous EuroMillions record holders were Joe and Jess Thwaite.
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The Gloucestershire couple were handed a record-breaking £184m jackpot in May.
The second-biggest win was awarded to an anonymous ticket-holder who claimed £170m in 2019.
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