Rich list beckons if UK winner nets £141m EuroMillions prize
Players have until 7.30pm on Tuesday to buy a ticket.
A £141 million EuroMillions jackpot could make a single ticket-holder the UK’s third biggest ever lottery winner.
The mammoth estimated jackpot for Tuesday night’s draw would leave a single player who matched all five main numbers and two Lucky Star numbers the 793rd richest person on the Sunday Times Rich List.
Players have until 7.30pm on Tuesday to buy a ticket, Camelot said.
It would afford anyone the kind of lifestyle that most can only dream of Andy Carter, the National Lottery’s senior winners’ adviser
If won, the £141 million jackpot would be the first to be won in 2018 and the third biggest win ever in the UK.
The biggest lottery win in the UK – and across Europe – remains that of Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs, North Ayrshire, who scooped a £161,653,000 EuroMillions jackpot in July 2011.
Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Haverhill, Suffolk, won £148,656,000 in 2012 and an anonymous ticket-holder won £113 million in October 2010.
In 2017, there were seven UK jackpot-winning tickets, one of which belonged to Welsh syndicate The Catering Girls, who shared a £25 million jackpot in November.
Andy Carter, the National Lottery’s senior winners’ adviser, said: “With a £141 million win, you could live the life normally reserved for the rich and famous, including rock stars.
“It would afford anyone the kind of lifestyle that most can only dream of.
“EuroMillions players help raise around £30 million for National Lottery Good Causes each and every week.
“This supports projects big and small across the country, including funding everything from local community projects to some of Team GB’s athletes competing at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.”