Lotto results for Saturday, July 17: National Lottery winning numbers from £20m draw
These are the winning numbers from tonight's Lotto draw.
The jackpot for the draw on Saturday, July 17, was an estimated £20m. It was a must-be-won draw which means if nobody wins the jackpot by matching six main numbers there's a rolldown so the jackpot is shared by players matching two or more numbers, boosting the prizes.
The winning National Lottery Lotto numbers are drawn at 7.45pm while the National Lottery Thunderball numbers are drawn shortly after.
These are the results of the Lotto draw.
The winning numbers were: 3, 25, 33, 35, 48, and 56.
The bonus ball was: 1.
The estimated jackpot for tonight's Lotto draw was £20m.
The Thunderball numbers were: 2, 11, 13, 32, and 33. The Thunderball was 8.
The jackpot for tonight's Thunderball draw was £500,000.
The biggest ever Lotto winner was created in April 2016 when an anonymous player banked £35m. In January 2016 two ticket-holders walked away with £33m each.
Before that a main Lotto game jackpot of £42,008,610, was drawn in January 1996 and split between three anonymous winners, with each being awarded £14,002,870. A single ticket won £26.4m on the New Year's Eve lotto in 2016.
The UK National Lottery was first drawn on November 19, 1994. Half of all money spent by players goes to the prize fund with 28% to good causes, 12% to the Government as duty, 5% to retailers, and 5% which has operated the lottery throughout its history.