Mystery Lottery Winner: £1,000,000 winning Euromillions ticket unclaimed in North Lanarkshire

A lottery player in North Lanarkshire is currently sitting on £1m as their winning EuroMillions ticket currently lies unclaimed
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A winning EuroMillions ticket - worth £1,000,000 - is lying unclaimed after it was bought in North Lanarkshire last month.

One North Lanarkshire resident is presumably unaware that they are currently sitting on a cool million pounds after drawing their ticket on February 16, 2024. The winning code of the EuroMillions ticket is HQPC98478.

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The mystery winner has until August 14, 2024 to claim their ticket - just 5 months left. Winning lottery ticket holders have 180 days (approximately six months) from the draw date to claim the prize.

If the Lanarkshire Lottery winner doesn't claim their winning ticket in time, the £1m + interest accrued will go to National Lottery projects across the UK.

For prizes so large (over £50,000 or monthly prize winnings like Set For Life), the mystery winner would need to phone up the National Lottery on 0333 234 50 50 to confirm their ticket and arrange the winning claim. If the mystery winner has somehow destroyed or damaged their ticket, they may still be able to make a valid claim, if they file an appeal within 30 days of the draw date - in the case of the Lanarkshire Lottery winner this would be March 17, just 5 days. Details on the information you would need to provide can be found on the National Lottery website.

The Lanarkshire lottery ticket is 1 of 5 unclaimed £1m tickets currently the UK, others include: Shropshire District, drawn on January 16, Northumberland, drawn on November 3, Bolton, drawn on November 3, and the East Lindsey District, drawn on September 13.

We hope the mystery winner is able to pick up his million soon, how would you react if you found out you were a millionaire and you didn't even know it? Let us know in the comments.

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