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£168 million EuroMillions numbers drawn

The EuroMillions lottery draw will be held on Friday. Photo: PA

The winning numbers in the £168 million EuroMillions have been drawn. They are: 15, 01, 09, 25, 19

The Lucky Star numbers are: 01, 07

Four UK winners will receive nearly a £1 million from the largest jackpot ever offered in the UK.

A lucky ticket holder from Spain won the record-breaking €190 million (£168 million) Euromillions jackpot.

The prize had been accumulating after no player matched five numbers and two lucky stars in the twice-weekly draws since the start of September.

The jackpot had reached its maximum with Camelot estimating that more than 26,000 tickets could have been sold in the run up to Friday night's draw.

While four UK ticket holders matched five numbers and one Lucky Star to win £900,571 each.

Andy Carter, the National Lottery's senior winners' adviser, urged all UK players to check their tickets quickly to see if they are among the winners. "We have champagne on ice ready to celebrate," he said.

Previous winners Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in Ayrshire. Credit: PA

Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, currently hold the record for the largest win. They scooped £161 million in 2011.

The biggest UK winner this year was an anonymous ticket-holder, who pocketed £87 million.

Should a single winner land the big prize, they would become the 671st richest person in the UK, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.

What could you buy with £168 million?

  • The Aston Martin DBR1, raced by Stirling Moss, sold earlier this year for £17.5 million. The winner could buy it nine times over.
  • Donald Trump said his private jet cost $100 million (£76 million). So the winner could buy two of them.
  • A first class return ticket from London to Sydney costs around £7,500. That means the winner could fly to Australia and back in luxury 22400 times.

Some previous winners of the lottery have used their windfalls on some unusual purchases.

Adrian Bayford scooped £148 million in August 2012 and then opened his own music shop featuring the UK's largest collection of Lady Gaga memorabilia.

Euromillions winner Les Scadding, a former mechanic, won £45.5 million in 2009 and decided to invest in non-league football club Newport County which saw them rise to the Football league within 12 months. he told reporters at the time that he "wanted to give something back" to the community.

Overseas winners have also spent some of their winnings in unusual ways.

In 2011, Mega Millions winner John Kutey donated money to help build a water park in New York.

Bob Erb claimed a Lotto Max jackpot worth $25 million in 2012 and opted to use his newfound wealth to help promote the legalisation of marijuana.