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Winner claims £93m jackpot prize

Published 13/06/2015

Champagne is poured into a National Lottery branded champagne glass flute.
Champagne is poured into a National Lottery branded champagne glass flute.

A ticket-holder who scooped a £93,388,943 in the EuroMillions jackpot has come forward to claim their prize.

Ranking sixth on the National Lottery rich list, the winner could receive their money as early as Monday, Camelot said.

It remains a mystery who the lucky winner is and they can choose to remain anonymous if they wish.

Yesterday's jackpot was the biggest win in the UK so far this year.

The ticket matched the five main numbers - 5, 8, 10, 11 and 37 - plus the two Lucky Star numbers - 7 and 9 - picked for last night's draw.

The top prize had not been won since May 26.

A National Lottery spokeswoman said: "We're delighted Friday's ticket-holder has come forward to claim this truly life changing prize.

"The win ranks sixth biggest on the National Lottery rich list and is the third EuroMillions jackpot to be won here in the UK this year."

Top of the list are Colin and Chris Weir from Largs, North Ayrshire, who banked £161 million in July 2011, making them the biggest lottery winners in Europe.

A year after the Weirs struck it lucky, Adrian and Gillian Bayford won £148,656,000. They separated in 2013.

In 2010 a winner who chose to remain anonymous collected £113 million.

Last year Neil Trotter, a former car mechanic from south London, won £107,932,603.

In 2011 Dave and Angela Dawes from Cambridgeshire proved it was third time lucky when they won £101,203,600, having only played EuroMillions twice before.

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