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Lottery receives claim on £51.8m Euromillions jackpot

The jackpot was won by a UK ticket-holder Credit: PA

A lottery ticket-holder has contacted Camelot to claim the £51.8 million EuroMillions jackpot which was won by a UK ticket-holder on Tuesday.

The claimant must wait for the ticket to be validated but if successful will scoop the biggest EuroMillions jackpot in Britain this year.

It is great that this big EuroMillions winner has come forward to claim their prize and, of course, the champagne is on ice ready to celebrate their life-changing win.

– National Lottery spokesman

Claimant has come forward for Lotto's biggest jackpot

A claim has been staked for the £35.1 million Lotto jackpot, the biggest prize ever won in the game, operator Camelot said.

One ticket holder matched all the numbers on Wednesday's draw which will entitle them to the entire jackpot, the National Lottery's biggest ever.

The winning numbers were: 15, 17, 31, 41, 50, 57. The bonus ball was 5.

The previous record was a jackpot of £22.5 million, claimed by two business partners from St Leonards-on-Sea in 1995.

In January this year, a £66 million jackpot, the result of 15 rollovers, was split between two Lotto ticket holders.

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