The UK Lottery is often overshadowed by some of the bigger lotteries on the market. It’s good to remember that the UK National Lottery has been around for over 17 years and is still one of the most popular lotto’s in the world today.
So what is so interesting about the UK Lottery you might ask?
3 – 5 – 14 – 22 – 30 – 44 – bonus – 10 – The winning numbers on the first UK Lottery jackpot
7 – The number of jackpot winners on the first draw
14 – The number of lottery machines and the number of ball sets. Ball sets no. 9 and no. 13 have never been used
17 – The age of the youngest UK Lotto jackpot winner, Stuart Donnelly from Scotland, who took home 2 million Pounds
Wednesday 5th February 1997 – The date on which the first Wednesday UK National Lottery draw took place. The jackpot was a guaranteed £10 million
133 – The highest number of jackpot winners in one draw
80 grams – The weight of the 49 lottery balls. They are made of solid latex rubber and made by a Lotto Equipment company in Pennsylvania, USA
94% - The percentage of the adult population in the UK who have played the UK National Lottery
40% - The number of UK adults who play in a syndicate
50% - The number of UK Lotto winners who decided to return to work after winning a jackpot
Saturday 29th May 2004 – The first ever Triple Rollover
85 – The age of the oldest UK Lotto winner, Reginald Smith from Staffordshire, UK, who won a 2.3 million Pound Jackpot
£9.5 million – The largest unclaimed prize to date! The ticket expired on 17.30 GMT on Monday, 2 January 2006 after the 180 day deadline to claim the prize passed. Just one more reason to play the lottery online with PlayHugeLottos.com – we contact all players directly to notify them of winnings!
Play The UK National Lottery
Wherever you are in the world, it seems that no one ever gets tired of playing the UK National Lottery! It is one of the classics in the lottery world and will continue to generate great jackpot results and winnings well into the future!
UK Lotto draws take place twice a week on Wednesday and Friday night. You can take part in all the action on PlayHugeLottos.com!
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