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UK win 'eighth biggest in National Lottery history'

A National Lottery spokesman said:

This Bank Holiday has turned out to be truly memorable for one UK winner, not only will they enjoy the extra day off but they'll now also be banking a multi-million-pound cheque.

This single UK ticket-holder will enter the exclusive top 10 on The National Lottery rich list - at number eight - and we've got the champagne on ice ready for the lucky winner to claim their prize.

As well as offering a chance to win life-changing prizes, EuroMillions continues to help raise over £33 million every week for National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.

UK lottery winner scoops £73 million jackpot

A lottery winner in the UK has scooped a staggering £73 million jackpot on the EuroMillions draw.

A lottery winner in the UK has scooped a staggering £73 million jackpot on the EuroMillions draw. Credit: PA

The winning numbers in last night's EuroMillions draw were 30, 42, 04, 31 and 38 and the Lucky Star numbers were 11 and 02.

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£108m winner: They look at you like you can't afford it

Neil Trotter, the winner of Friday's £108 million EuroMillions jackpot, said he and his partner have been shopping for expensive items but have been treated "like they can't afford it" by some shop workers.

His partner Nicky Ottaway told of how she was dismissed by one assistant when looking at an £1,100 handbag.

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EuroMillions winner 'richer than Bowie'

David Bowie is worth around £100m, according to the Sunday Times Rich List Credit: EMPICS

The £107.9 million EuroMillions jackpot winner will be richer than David Bowie (£100m), George Michael (£105m) and Robbie Williams (£105m), according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

The lucky ticket-holder's new-found wealth will also eclipse that of One Direction, estimates suggested.

While the Sunday Times claims the boy band has a combined worth of £25m, a recent Heat magazine chart of young, British celebrities recently put their fortune much higher at £59m.

EuroMillions winner could buy 'own Greek island'

A National Lottery spokesman said that the EuroMillions winner could buy their own Greek island such as Omfori, currently being advertised for just over £41 million, a Lamborghini Veneno, one of the world's most expensive cars at a cost of £2.4 million, and still have plenty left to spend.

This single UK ticket-holder will enter the exclusive top five on the National Lottery Rich List - at number four - and we've got the champagne on ice ready for the lucky winner to claim their prize.

– A National Lottery spokesman

Or the winner could splash most of the money in a single purchase to buy a 21-bedroom home in London's Mayfair, which is on the market for £90 million. Top of the National Lottery Rich List are Colin and Chris Weir, who banked a £161 million EuroMillions jackpot in July 2011.

UK ticket-holder scoops £107.9m in EuroMillions draw

One hugely lucky ticket-holder scooped £107.9 million on the EuroMillions draw. They had the only ticket to hit the jackpot and have become the National Lottery's fourth biggest winner. The main numbers were 6, 24, 25, 27 and 30, with the lucky star numbers 5 and 9.

A Euromillions ticket. Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

A National Lottery spokesman said: "With the weather set fair for the coming week, this UK winner is set fair for the rest of their lives having just become a multimillionaire.

"This single UK ticket-holder will enter the exclusive top five on the National Lottery Rich List - at number four - and we've got the champagne on ice ready for the lucky winner to claim their prize."

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