The winning Lotto numbers were 16, 18, 25, 27, 29 and 57, with 4 appearing as the Bonus Ball. This latest win is the ninth time this year that a player has walked away with the jackpot and the first time the top prize has been won since a single ticket holder landed a £21.3 million fortune in the draw on Saturday 24th June.
The draw also proved profitable for an additional 786,364 other players, each of whom won prizes ranging from a free Lucky Dip ticket for matching two numbers to £15,221 for correctly predicting five main numbers and the Bonus Ball.
The top prize winner wasn’t the only player to achieve millionaire status in the draw. One ticket holder correctly matched the lucky Millionaire Raffle code PINK 2896 1706 to walk away with £1 million, while 20 other participants landed £20,000 apiece by each matching one of the 20 codes drawn.
There was also jackpot joy across the water as an Irish Lotto ticket holder correctly matched the numbers 7, 16, 18, 20, 24 and 37 to win €6.4 million and end a run of nine consecutive rollovers. This is also the first time since Saturday 14th November 2015 that both the Lotto and Irish Lotto jackpots have been won on the same night. These top prize wins come just days after a UK player won a EuroMillions prize of £87.5 million, meaning that ticket holders from both island nations are experiencing something of a summertime hot streak.
If you would like to be in with a chance of winning your own Lotto jackpot prize, you can pick your numbers online or play via any authorised retailer ahead of Saturday’s £3.3 million draw. Best of luck!