EuroMillions jackpot reaches £167,000,000 as no-one wins for record 18th time

There has not been a winner now for the last 18 draws (Picture: The National Lottery)
The longest-ever rollover streak on the EuroMillions continues after no-one scooped the jackpot on Friday.

There has not been a top prize winner for an astonishing 18 draws and the total for Tuesday’s draw now stands at an eye-watering 189.6 million euro (£167.5 million).

That is just 400,000 euro (£353,400) away from the jackpot cap of 190 million euro (£167.8 million). Andy Carter of the National Lottery said: ‘The EuroMillions jackpot rolls on to Tuesday night when a huge £167 million jackpot is up for grabs.

‘Players are urged to get their tickets early to be in with a chance of banking a life-changing prize. ‘This means if Tuesday’s enormous jackpot is won, we could be looking at the UK’s biggest ever winner. ‘The roll has reached a maximum cap of 190 million euro which, subject to exchange rates, is an estimated £167 million.

‘Now it’s at the maximum, any money that would have gone into boosting the jackpot will be shared among players in the next prize tier with winners. ‘This means the draw could make lots of multi-millionaires, probably for players matching five main numbers and just one Lucky Star.’


Colin and Chris Weir won over £161 million in 2011 (Picture: Rex)

Friday’s total stood at £167 million but no-one picked the winning numbers of 8, 21, 25, 38 and 50 or the ‘lucky star’ numbers of 4 and 8.

The current record-holders for the biggest ever lottery win are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, with the couple taking home £161million in 2011.

The couple went on to make the Sunday Times Rich List, being named the 516th richest people in the country at the time.

Earlier this year, they announced they were to divorce after ‘living apart for some time.’



Source: Metro.co.uk

No comments:

Post a Comment

Now