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On Friday night the record books were rewritten for the EuroJackpot Lottery and also for Finland. ‘Why Finland?’ I hear you say. Because the €29.5 million multi-rollover jackpot was finally won by a player from Seinäjoki, a city in South-West Finland, and then two days later a lucky online slots player, also from Finland, won the world’s biggest ever progressive jackpot as well. Not a bad day all round for the Fins.
News about the lucky EuroJackpot winner is still quite guarded but be assured that we will bring you details about the fortunate ticket holder and their multi-million euro haul of bounty. Until then, you can buy tickets for this Friday’s EuroJackpot draw, which has a €10 million starting value again, and maybe we’ll be writing about you by the start of next week!
So, with Christmas out of the way and the New Year just around the corner, it’s time for the end of year lottery draws from around the UK. If you have bought tickets for the UK Lotto, Thunderball or Health Lottery draws, we have the lucky numbers that you have been waiting for.
The Thunderball draw has its usual £500,000 jackpot to play for and the Health Lottery has its regular £100,000 jackpot up for grabs but the UK Lotto draw has a £4 million rollover jackpot to play for. So, without further ado, it’s time to check those lottery results.
Rollovers aren’t that common on the National Lottery so the news that we have had three Wednesday rollovers in a row is a little surprising. However, that is how it has all worked out and last night’s jackpot reached a massive £7.1 million, exceeding estimate and the news in is that two players share the UK Lotto jackpot!
Each of the winning UK Lotto jackpot winners will collect a very generous £3.5 million and they weren’t the only big winners in the draw that saw over £15 million paid out in prizes.
All week we’ve been excited about the Oz Lotto rollover, estimated to be worth $100 million for the Tuesday draw. Now the results have been announced, and we know that the jackpot exceeded estimate by $11 million thanks to a rush of ticket sales, and those ticket sales paid off too as four lucky players share the $111 million Oz Lotto jackpot!
The winning numbers for the Tuesday night draw were 2 – 7 – 8 – 13 – 15 – 29 – 43, the supplementary numbers were 20 – 21, and four lucky players shared the jackpot, netting around $28 million each!
Last weekend, the first ever UK Lotto quadruple rollover took place in the UK, and it was estimated to be worth almost £20 million. When the draw took place on Saturday night, the jackpot was announced at £19.5 million, and now we can confirm that five players matched all six winning numbers, sharing the big pot.
It meant that five millionaires were created in the UK on Saturday night, in what turned out to be a very lucky evening for players indeed.
There have been three big draws up in Australia this week and what an eventful week it has been. Earlier in the week the Oz Lotto rolled over, and that will be worth a staggering $13 million next Tuesday, sure to draw in the lottery players, but then on Thursday there was also an Oz Powerball rollover up for grabs, and that rolled to a staggering $30 million!
Those big rollovers left players wondering what would happen to the $22 million Saturday Lotto Superdraw, would that also roll? As it happened, that did quite the opposite, fourteen players matched all the winning numbers, netting $1.5 million each, talk about sharing the wealth!
If you were buying lottery tickets in the UK this weekend, then we hope you were lucky, because it was certainly a very lucky weekend for UK jackpot chasers. On Friday night the pan-European Euromillions Lottery had a single winner from the UK for its big rollover, and then on Saturday a UK Lotto rollover jackpot also had a single UK winner.
The two jackpots meant that over £40 million was paid out to UK players in jackpots alone, making it a very lucky weekend indeed.
Last week, out of desperation, the California Lottery officials released a surveillance video of a man buying a Mega Millions ticket that would turn out to be worth $52 million. Mega Millions officials had been appealing for the winner to come forward for several weeks, and now after recognising his own picture, the $52 million Mega Millions prize has finally been claimed.
The footage of Bladimir Agnite buying the ticket was released this week, and it didn’t take long before he spotted the footage and realised he was the $52 million Mega Millions winner.
We’ve just seen a big Powerball rollover, the biggest of the year and it rolled all the way to $337 million before it found a winner. It’s been a couple of weeks since the draw, and everyone was wondering who that winner was, we knew it was a Michigan Powerball player but no more details had emerged. All that changed this week as a railroad worker from Michigan stepped forward to claim the huge Powerball rollover.
Donald Lawson came forward last week to claim the big Powerball prize, making him the third single biggest winner ever for the US Lottery drawing.
There aren’t that many lottery jackpots up for grabs around the world on Thursdays; Wednesdays and Saturdays are always the popular lottery draws, but the SuperEnalotto draw took place this evening, having its second draw of the week and one lucky winner has scooped the entire €12 million SuperEnalotto jackpot.
Tonight’s winning SuperEnalotto numbers are 17 – 20 – 22 – 40 – 52 – 62; Jolly Ball 14 and just one lucky winner has matched all the numbers, netting the jackpot.