Euromillions: Lucky mystery NI man, Mr. M, becomes millionaire

A mystery Euromillions winner has become a millionaire without ever touching a ticket.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 7:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 7:16 pm

The lucky man from Londonderry, scooped the life-changing prize of £1,000,000 in the special EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw on Friday 13 April 2018.

EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker guarantees to create two millionaires in every draw but with the special EuroMillions draw on Friday 13 April, thirteen UK millionaires were created. For every EuroMillions line played, UK players automatically receive a UK Millionaire Maker code printed on their ticket.

According to a statement from the National Lottery, Mr M played EuroMillions through 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 M 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.”

At, 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.

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