£186m jackpot up for grabs in Tuesday’s lottery draw

A £186million EuroMillions jackpot is up for grabs on Tuesday. (Getty Pictures)

The UK’s biggest lottery winner could be crowned on Tuesday night as £186million is up for grabs in the EuroMillions draw.

A UK winner of the prize would see them toppling the current UK Lotto record holders of first place less than two months after winning.

Gloucester’s Joe and Jess Thwaite scooped a record EuroMillions jackpot of £184m in May.

A lucky winner tonight would instantly become richer than singers Harry Styles, who is worth around £100million, and Adele, who is worth around £150million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

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If the winner comes from the UK, it would become the luckiest EuroMillions nation, surpassing France’s 117 wins to date since the first draw in February 2004. There have already been three EuroMillions jackpot winners. ‘British EuroMillions this year only.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners Adviser at the National Lottery, said: “I knew my team had been busy with big winners, but I hadn’t realized how incredibly lucky the UK had been at the EuroMillions.

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“It’s great to travel to every corner of the country to make new millionaires, and we know EuroMillions makes the biggest winners.

“These jackpots come true not only transform the lives of the winners, but also empower them to support the friends, family and communities around them.

“Hopefully we celebrate again coming to the top of the leaderboard after Tuesday’s draw and look forward to supporting all the great British winners we create.”

Joe Thwaite, 49, and Jess Thwaite, 46, of Gloucestershire, celebrate after winning the EuroMillions record jackpot of €184 million in the draw on Tuesday May 10, 2022, at the Ellenborough Park Hotel in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  Picture date: Thursday May 19, 2022.

Gloucestershire’s Jess and Joe Thwaite celebrate after scooping the record EuroMillions jackpot of £184m in May. (PENNSYLVANIA)

A total of 14 UK National Lottery winners have scooped prizes of over £100million so far.

EuroMillions players are urged to buy their tickets before 7.30pm on Tuesday for a chance to win their life-changing cash prize.

Camelot said the jackpot will be capped at €230m (£196m), which the operator says will be hit in this Friday’s draw if no one wins on Tuesday.

What time is the EuroMillions draw?

The EuroMillions draw takes place twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, and is played in nine European countries.

The EuroMillions draw takes place at 8.45pm on Tuesday evening and can be watched live on the National Lottery’s website and YouTube channel.

To stand a chance of winning, players are asked to purchase their tickets before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

How much does a EuroMillions ticket cost?

The EuroMillions draw costs £2.50 per game.

The draw can be entered online or via The National Lottery app.

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