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Mystery Yorkshire winner scoops £1m prize on the EuroMillions


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A mystery man from South Yorkshire has become a millionaire after scooping a huge prize of £1m on the EuroMillions.

The man known only as Mr L won the huge prize as part of the special EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker event draw on Friday, July 2 which saw 20 UK millionaires made.

All that has been revealed is that the man is from South Yorkshire and he plans to treat his family with the winnings.

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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, “What fabulous news for Mr. L for winning this fantastic prize, and for the other 19 winners of this prize from the Millionaire Maker event draw.

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“He has become a millionaire overnight and can now look forward to treating his nearest and dearest.

“We’re encouraging everyone to check their tickets online at or by downloading the National Lottery app, and to 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.”

EuroMillions Millionaire Maker guarantees to create a millionaire in every draw.

For every EuroMillions line played, UK players automatically receive a EuroMillions Millionaire Maker code printed on their ticket.

By playing any National Lottery game, players generate an average of £36M each week for National Lottery-funded projects. 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.

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Written by: Rother Radio News

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