An unclaimed EuroMillions jackpot of £76m is still up for grabs as the winner has still yet to come forward.
The EuroMillions jackpot win came in the draw held on November 2, 2018. We may not know who has won a total of £76,369,806 but it has been revealed that the winning ticket was sold in the UK in the area of Boston and Skegness.
The numbers drawn out on November 2 were 05-15-17-37-44 and the Lucky Stars 07 and 11. Whoever has won this unclaimed EuroMillions jackpot has until May 1, 2019 to come forward.
The £76m EuroMillions jackpot win is the largest ever unclaimed jackpot. No wonder therefore that a National Lottery spokesperson has said “there’s been quite a lot of interest.”
The previous record as a £64m EuroMillions prize won by a player in Hertfordshire, England six years ago. Sadly, on that occasion the winner didn’t come forward and missed out on their massive win.
If the EuroMillions win isn’t claimed in time, then it’s good news for charities. That’s because the unclaimed prize money plus the interest it has generated heads in that direction. Andy Carter from the National Lottery said: “We’re desperate to find this mystery ticket holder and unite them with their winnings.”
The National Lottery know which shop sold the winning ticket but there are strict rules in place just in case the jackpot winner wishes to remain anonymous.
These include not being able to tell the owner of the newsagent that sold the winning EuroMillions ticket. This means the CCTV of the moment the winning ticket was sold cannot be used. A National Lottery spokesperson said: “We are not in the position of hunting someone down.”