West Sussex man bags over £1,000,000 in double EuroMillions win

An anonymous West Sussex man, known only as Mr B, has won over £1million with a double win on the EuroMillions.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 12:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th April 2021, 12:04 pm

Mr B struck lucky in the February 5 draw, matching the Millionaire Maker code and matching two numbers and one Lucky Star number in the main draw.

The mystery man won £1,000,0003.60.

Lucky Mr. B, who plans to buy a new home with his winnings, played a Lucky Dip via the National Lottery website which led to his incredible win. Players can check their tickets online at www.national-lottery.co.uk or via the National Lottery app. Playing online via the website or app means that your ticket is checked, and you get an email notification if you win a prize.

EuroMillions. Pic: Getty - VALERY HACHE / Staff

You can also scan your retail tickets on the National Lottery app or in your local store to check if you are a winner.

The West Sussex resident has become one of eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games. Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said: “Huge congratulations to Mr. B for winning this fantastic prize. After a few simple clicks, he has become a millionaire overnight and can look forward to buying a new home.”

In the current situation, The National Lottery is encouraging everyone to check their tickets online at national-lottery.co.uk or by downloading the National Lottery app, and to only buy or check their tickets in retail in line with government guidance. Playing online via the website or app means that your ticket is checked, and you get an email notification if you win a prize. You can also scan your retail tickets on the National Lottery app to check if you’re a winner.

Whether you have your own special numbers or prefer to play using a Lucky Dip selection like Mr. B, national-lottery.co.uk makes playing simple and easy. By setting up an online National Lottery Direct Debit you can guarantee that you never miss out with the added bonus of having no ticket to worry about or numbers to check.

At national-lottery.co.uk, players can buy tickets for all of The National Lottery’s draw-based games including EuroMillions, Lotto, Set For Life and Thunderball. Once they have registered and set up an account, they can also play a range of online Instant Win Games.

By playing any National Lottery game, players help to raise an average of £30million every week for National Lottery Good Causes across the UK. This money helps support everything from the local charity making a difference where you live through to helping our nation’s athletes win Olympic and Paralympic gold medals. To date, more than £42billion has been raised and distributed to National Lottery Good Causes through more than 625,000 individual grants.

Thanks to National Lottery players, over £1bilion is being used by charities and organisations affected by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, which includes over £600M in funding support from the National Lottery Community Fund which is being used to help groups best placed to support people and communities through the crisis.