Mystery Midlothian man wins a million pounds on the lottery

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A mystery EuroMillions winner, known only as Mr W from Midlothian, has become a millionaire without ever touching a ticket.

The lucky man scooped the life-changing prize of £1,000,000 in the EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw on Christmas Day - Tuesday 25 December 2018.

Mr W played EuroMillions through national-lottery.co.uk and has become one of over eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said, “Huge congratulations to Mr W for winning this fantastic prize without even touching a ticket – after a few simple clicks he has become a millionaire!

“With many people leading busy lives, playing online is becoming increasingly popular. It means you can make sure your lucky numbers are always in the draw and your ticket is always checked.”

Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

Whether you have your own special numbers or prefer to play using a Lucky Dip, national-lottery.co.uk makes playing simple and easy. By setting up an online National Lottery Direct Debit you can guarantee that you never miss out with the added bonus of having no ticket to worry about or numbers to check.

At national-lottery.co.uk, players can buy tickets for all of The National Lottery’s draw-based games including Lotto, EuroMillions and Thunderball. Once they have registered and set up an account, they can also play a range of online Instant Win Games.

EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker guarantees to create two millionaires in every draw. For every EuroMillions line played, UK players automatically receive a UK Millionaire Maker code printed on their ticket.

The National Lottery changes the lives of winners as well as communities across the UK – players raise, on average, around £30M for National Lottery-funded projects every week.