EuroMillions £25M jackpot numbers revealed as Brits urged to check tickets
The winning numbers were: 12, 17, 22, 33, 39 and Lucky Star Numbers: 2, 12. This Saturday is the Double Rollover, where you could win a whopping £7.3M. You need to buy your ticket before 7.30pm. Results will be posted live on our blog.
Andy Carter has been working as a lottery adviser for 15 years. He has seen people be overwhelmed with excitement and some resign their jobs on the spot. Lee Ryan blew his £6.5m fortune on cars, homes and dodgy business ventures. He was homeless after being caught stealing cars. The National Lottery has given a grant to restore nature-rich chalk grassland in the South Downs. It will manage 815 hectares (2,000 acres) of land for nature and create jobs and volunteering opportunities. Some 18 schemes will go ahead over the next four years to manage the land.
There is a draw six nights a week. There are no draws on Sundays. Past EuroMillions winners include Adrian and Gillian Bayford, who won more than £148m in 2012. Adrian splurged £2.5m on two mansions in February 2020.
The minimum age to play EuroMillions has been increased from 16 to 18. Online sales of lottery tickets and scratchcards have been banned since April. The first draw was held in Paris six days after Euromillions was launched. Draws are held every Tuesday and Friday at 8.45 pm local time in the UK. Past Euro Millions winners include Adrian and Gillian Bayford, who won more than £148m in 2012. The odds of winning the Millionaire Maker game are 1 in 1,900,000.
Joseph Roncaioli, 72, killed his wife Ibi with painkillers after she won $10 million on the lottery in Canada in 1991. He was upset that she had squandered the money and had little money for retirement. The trial judge said his crime “more resembles a murder than an accidental killing”. The Set For Life lottery is played online every day from 6 am to 11 pm. It's a five numbers, one Life Ball and two lucky stars. Draws are held every Tuesday and Friday evening in Paris at 8.45 pm local time.
Holly Saul won £1m on the EuroMillions. Her father-in-law reminded her to buy a ticket. She will tease her partner Ben Lowther about his comment that he's not gullible enough to play the lottery. Team GB star CJ Ujah stripped of National Lottery funding over failed drug test. He was on Olympic Relays funding between £21,000 and £28,00. He is suspended from the sport after his Olympics drugs violation. The case has gone to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. His team won 4x100m relay silver behind Italy.
Adrian Bayford's son, 13, was hit by a car driven by his sister, 15, in the grounds of their Cambridgeshire mansion. The boy is in intensive care and his family is at his bedside. Adrian bought the car and quad bike as gifts for the kids. Trish Emson, 51, still lives in her council house, shops in Primark and drives a Kia despite bagging £1.8m. Lee Ryan, who hit the jackpot in 1995, said his win was nothing but a “curse” and he was homeless after spending his money on cars, homes and business ventures.