UK-ticket holder wins £33m EuroMillions jackpot - as players urged to check their numbers

A UK-ticket holder has won the £33m EuroMillions jackpot, the National Lottery has said.

The ticket, which was brought in the UK, was the only one to match all five main numbers plus the two Lucky Stars to scoop a whopping £33,078,306.60.

The lucky winner is now being encouraged to come forward, having yet to claim the winnings.

"What a great way to start the month," Andy Carter, senior winners' advisor at The National Lottery, said.

"Players are urged to check their tickets and to give us a call if they think they are tonight's lucky winner."

The winning numbers were 11, 13, 29, 31 and 47 with the Lucky Stars 01 and 11.

Another UK ticket, reference HPMD34450, won £1m in the Millionaire Maker game.

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Describing what it is like to win big on the lottery, retired British Gas worker Raymond Young, 63, said in May that he had brought a new car and holiday home after pocketing the Thunderball jackpot prize of £500,000.

He said he thought he had dreamt that his numbers had come up - but realised the morning after that his dream was in fact a reality.

Tuesday's EuroMillions jackpot is an estimated £14m.