As the EuroMillions £184 million jackpot was won, the top 10 luckiest Lottery regions in the UK were announced. Is your town on the list for tonight?
The top ten luckiest lottery districts in the UK have been announced ahead of tonight’s £184 million EuroMillions prize, which is the greatest ever.
The places with the highest number of high-tier winners to win £50,000 or more on the National Lottery per capita, according to lottery data.
Over 6,100 people in the United Kingdom have become millionaires thanks to the National Lottery.
The luckiest regions are revealed using data from the lottery’s inception in 1994 to September 2019.
It comes ahead of tonight’s mega-bucks EuroMillions jackpot draw, which will see the cash prize increase to £184 million.
“If one UK winner banks the entire, they would instantly become the UK’s highest ever National Lottery winner,” Camelot’s Andy Carter, senior winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, stated.
“To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic reward, players are encouraged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible.”
But where in the UK have British people found the most gold?
Galashiels, Scotland, has seen the most big winners of £50,000 or more among the local populace.
On the list of Camelot’s most lucky postcodes, the old Essex town of Romford comes in second.
Cleveland is the third luckiest postcode in the country, according to the National Lottery.
Warrington is next on the list, having produced hundreds of winners between 1994 and 2019.
Sunderland is in fifth place, with residents in Kent’s Medway living in the sixth fortunate area.
Newcastle is ranked seventh for the most number of wins, with Newport, Wales, coming in eighth.
The remaining two spots on the top ten list of the UK’s luckiest regions are taken by Liverpool and Dundee.
Colin and Chris Weir, who won £161 million on the EuroMillions in 2011, are among the UK’s previous highest EuroMillions winners.
On the 10th of August 2012, Adrian and Gillian Bayford from Suffolk won £148.6 million after currency rates since they bought a Lucky Dip from a convenience store.
In 2019, Frances and Patrick Connolly of County Armagh, Northern Ireland, won the £114.9 million EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day.
Nobody correctly predicted the winning numbers for Friday’s £172 million EuroMillions jackpot.
It means a massive £184 million EuroMillions jackpot is up for grabs, which would be the largest payout in UK history if the winning ticket is purchased by a British citizen.
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