Euromillions players the world over will breathe a sigh of disappointment at the news that last nights €185 million Euromillions jackpot (a massive £161 million Pounds) was won by one lucky ticket holder in the UK.
Euromillions record breaking jackpot win
But of course with a SuperEnaLotto jackpot sitting at €40,900,000 there is always more than enough excitement to keep international lottery players going until the next big Euromillions rollover draw occurs.
So, what did this one lucky UK Euromillions ticket holder do to instantly become the 430th richest person in the United Kingdom? Simply chose the correct set of seven numbers for the draw: 17, 19, 38, 42 and 45, and Lucky Star numbers 9 and 10
The winning Euromillions Jackpot of €185 million Euros (£161 million Pounds) is officially the biggest Euromillions jackpot win in Europe. The winner is now instantly catapulted into the realm of some other very wealthy people. UK celebrities that the winner is now equal to in wealth include:
- David and Victoria Beckham
- Ringo Starr (former Beatle)
- Tom Jones
- Eric Clapton
- Phil Collins
- Rod Stewart
Whilst not quite in the same league as the richest man in the UK, Lakshmi Mittal (with a fortune of £17.51 billion), the winner of Tuesdays Euromillions draw is now staggeringly wealthy beyond most peoples wildest dreams!
The following stats were taken from the UK Daily Telegraph:
"The top prize of €185 million Euros (£161 million Pounds) would earn £9,323 per day in interest, which equates to £3.4 million per year."
"If £161 million was stacked in £50 notes, it would be almost 1200 feet (365 metres) tall - almost four times the height of Big Ben."
With last nights Euromillions winner taking home a record-breaking €185 million Euros (£161 million Pounds) the bar has now been raised on lottery jackpots everywhere!
The Euromillions, also known as the Euro Millions, the Euro Lotto and the European lottery, was launched in 2004 and is played and enjoyed by lottery pundits from across the world on www.playhugelottos.com.