Winning UK Euromillions Ticket Purchased in Hertfordshire
The National Lottery announced yesterday evening that the missing UK winner of the Euromillions draw which took place on Friday 8th June 2012 bought their ticket at a shop in the Stevenage and Hitchin area in Hertfordshire. The National Lottery wait two weeks after the draw has taken place to see if a ticket holder comes forward to claim the prize and if no winner has come forward to claim the Euromillions jackpot they announce the region in where the ticket was purchased to help trace the winner. The Euromillions draw which took place on Friday 8th June produced two jackpot winners from the UK and Belgium splitting the £127.6 million jackpot. Lottery officials have said this is the longest time such a large prize has gone unclaimed.
The UK winner of the Euromillions jackpot now has until 180 days from the draw date to claim their life changing prize otherwise the money and the interest accumulated will go towards the National Lottery Good Causes fund, which means the winner has until 11pm on December 5th 2012 before the prize expires. Lottery officials have urged players to check their pockets and behind their sofas for old Euromillions tickets which could be worth millions.
Tonight’s Euromillions jackpot is back to the minimum prize of £12 million after a lucky ticket holder from Portugal managed to scoop the £12.1 million jackpot on Tuesday evening. Players who have not yet purchased their Euromillions tickets for tonight’s draw may be interested to know that the most overdue numbers are; 42, 23, 18, 45, 33 and the most overdue Lucky Stars are 4 and 6. You can check the latest Euromillions results including the UK Millionaire raffle number here at Lottery.net shortly after the draw has taken place.
22nd November 2012, 9:51 AM