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Hunt for Northamptonshire owner of £2.5 million lottery ticket

The winning ticket holder is yet to be identified Credit: David Jones/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The hunt continues for a winning lottery ticket holder from Northamptonshire who is still yet to claim their £2.5 million prize.

The as yet unidentified winner purchased their their tickets in the Districts of South Northamptonshire and Daventry. They correctly selected all six numbers in the draw on February 7th.

National Lottery organisers are hoping to identify the winner with an event today at Northamptonshire Cricket Club. The Northants Steelbacks will be facing giant four-foot wide Lotto balls in the nets from 2pm.


Midlands Lottery winners celebrate 20 years of Lotto

Lottery winners from around the Midlands will meet up in Nottingham today to discuss how winning a fortune has changed their lives.

It is to celebrate 20 years of the National Lottery.

Alan and Kim Elliott, from Aspley, won £1m in 2012 Credit: PA

More than half of the £100m total windfall has been won in Nottingham itself - by the Bulls (£40m), the Westburys (£7.7m), Alan Rowley (£1.9m) and Alan and Kim Elliott (£1m).

The other winners are from Stoke, Northampton, Daventry, Black Country, Birmingham, Shropshire, Burton and Grantham.

Search for Shropshire £1m lottery ticket holder

Lottery ticket Credit: PA

The National Lottery are holding an event in Telford today in the hope of finding a millionaire ticket from Shropshire.

The Lotto winner hasn't come forward to claim the £1million prize since the draw on June 28th and it will expire on Christmas Day.

Santa, his elves, a snow-making machine and a spokesperson from Camelot will be there.

The numbers were 8, 12, 28, 30, 43 and 49. The lucky ticket-holder matched all six of these numbers.

Midlands EuroMillions winner could lose out on £1m

The winning ticket was bought on New Year's Eve in the Warwick District Credit: PA

Players of the EuroMillions in Warwick are being warned to check their tickets this Bank Holiday, as time is running out to claim a £1 million prize.

The prize was one of 25 chances to win £1,000,000 in the New Year's Eve EuroMillions raffle draw, and the winning selection was GRN686516.

If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before June 29, the prize money will go to the National Lottery Projects. Credit: PA

If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before the prize claim deadline, then the prize money, plus all the interest it has generated, will go to the National Lottery Projects.

Anyone who believes they have the winning ticket for any of the National Lottery draws within the 180-day deadline should call the National Lottery Line on 0845 910 0000.


EuroMillions prize goes unclaimed

The National Lottery operator, Camelot UK, has announced that a £12million EuroMillions prize from a ticket bought in the Ladywood area of Birmingham has remained unclaimed more than 180 days after the draw took place.

EuroMillions ticket Credit: ITV News Central

The money has now passed over to the National Lottery Good Causes. The deadline for the ticket-holder to claim their prize was at 11pm on Wednesday 27 November, 2013.

Time running out for £12million Lottery winner

The winning numbers Credit: ITV News Central

With just over 48 hours to go until an unclaimed £12m prize is due to expire, The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Mike Leddy, started a special countdown clock outside the Library of Birmingham.

The clock was started to add urgency to the plea for Ladywood residents to check their tickets.

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