One fortunate EuroMillions participant may turn out to be the UK’s greatest ever lottery winner this week.
After nobody matched all 5 principal numbers and two Lucky Star numbers in Tuesday’s draw, the jackpot on Friday is now an estimated £167 million.
The present record-holders for the largest ever lottery win are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, who gained £161 million in 2011.
After receiving their prize cash eight years in the past, the couple made the Sunday Times Rich List.
They had been named the 516th richest individuals within the UK on the time, overtaking celebrities together with Tom Jones and Eric Clapton.
Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Suffolk, additionally took house greater than £148 million in August 2012.
To be in with the possibility of a windfall on the finish of this week, individuals are being suggested to get their tickets early.
Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, mentioned: ‘The EuroMillions jackpot rolls on to Friday evening when an enormous £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.’
Tuesday’s National Lottery EuroMillions profitable numbers had been 22, 37, 43, 44 and 45 whereas the Lucky Stars had been 01 and 12.
The National Lottery Thunderball profitable numbers had been: 06, 11, 14, 15 and 30 and the Thunderball was 14.