UK ticket holder scoops £122 million Euromillions jackpot

A lucky UK ticket holder has won the £122 million jackpot in the Euromillions draw.

It is the fifth biggest ever National Lottery winner.

The holder matched all five numbers plus the two Lucky Star” numbers.

The total prize money is £122,550,350.80.

The sum would put the winner into the Sunday Times Rich List.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ adviser at The National Lottery, said: “What brilliant news, one UK winner has scooped tonight’s massive £122 million EuroMillions jackpot.

“They are now the fifth biggest ever National Lottery winner.”

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