Lucky winner scoops largest ever Lotto jackpot - £35.1 million
ONE ticket-holder has won £35.1 million in the Lotto draw.
A National Lottery spokesman said: “In tonight’s draw, one ticket-holder has scooped an amazing £35.1 million jackpot, the biggest prize ever won on the game, and a truly life-changing amount of money.”
The winner will take home £35,133,888 for matching all six numbers.
This means that Iris Jeffrey from Belfast, who won £20.1 million in 2004, has been knocked off the top spot as the winner of the largest individual Lotto jackpot.
The winning numbers in Wednesday night’s draw were 50, 57, 31, 17, 41, 15 and the bonus number was 5. Set of balls one and draw machine Arthur were used.