EuroMillions Jackpot Reaches £48 Million
22nd May 2014 12:32 PM
The EuroMillions jackpot at stake in tomorrow’s draw is worth £48 million (€59 million) after the previous five draws failed to produce a top tier winner.
Although there have been no jackpot winners in the last four draws, ten ticket holders have narrowly missed out on winning the jackpot by just one number. The ten ticket holders matched all five main numbers plus one Lucky Star to secure a second tier prize, the largest of which was won by a lucky French player who scooped an impressive €1.5 million in last Friday’s draw after being the only winner in that tier.
Tomorrow night’s EuroMillions draw is expected to see an increase in ticket sales as there is a five times rollover jackpot up for grabs. The only way to be in with a chance of scooping the jackpot, or one of the many other prizes on offer, is to have a ticket for tomorrow night’s draw.
EuroMillions tickets can be purchased up until 19.30 BST / 20.30 CEST online via the Play EuroMillions page or from an authorised retailer in any of the participating European countries.
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The Millionaire Raffle winner from the draw on Tuesday 13th May 2014 has come forward to claim their £1 million prize. Paul Cole from Birmingham collected his prize on Tuesday where he revealed that he found out he had won the prize while checking his emails before going to work.
Cole, who works for the UK chocolate manufacturer Cadbury, plays EuroMillions online every week and noticed an email advising him to check his online account. After logging into his account, Cole was shocked to discover that he had won £1 million and had to ring lottery officials to double check. The official who spoke to Paul was delighted to confirm that he was, indeed, a Millionaire Raffle winner.
Cole’s immediate plans include buying his dream car, a Land Rover Discovery, and upgrading his upcoming holiday to Weymouth. Cole plans to invest the remainder and saviour his sweet success while he considers what to do with the rest of his winnings.
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