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National Lottery Breaks a Lottery World Record

When we announce a lottery world record, it’s usually followed by details about jackpot size and lucky winners. National Lottery broke a different kind of world record — a Guinness World Record — in London this week.

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On 7 October, National Lottery celebrated its 21st year of operation by hosting the world’s largest gathering of lottery millionaires in one place. 110 lottery millionaires came to the event in total, which was enough to break the previous record. The record was confirmed by the Guinness World Records.

Four thousand lottery millionaires have been created throughout National Lottery’s history with their prizes totaling an exhilarating £11.5 BILLION! There have been some notable wins for National Lottery players throughout the years, including Chris and Colin Weir who won £161 million, the largest lottery winners in Europe, in July 2011.

The record for world’s largest gathering of lottery millionaires wasn’t the only record National Lottery broke during their anniversary event at Bernie Spain Gardens in London. The event participants broke the record for world’s longest cork popping relay by opening 285 bottles of champagne in a row.

It’s been a week of fun, celebration and changes for National Lottery. The UK lottery operator implemented significant changes to UK Lotto, one of the nation’s favourite lottery games. Starting today, 8 October, the guess range for UK Lotto will increase from 49 to 59. The UK Lotto Raffle was also changed from 50 £20,000 prize winners every draw to one guaranteed £1 million winner and 20 £20,000 winners every draw. In honour of this new change, this Saturday’s draw will feature 25 guaranteed £1 million winners!

Continue to play National Lottery’s wide selection of games including UK Lotto and EuroMillions UK, and maybe the next world record will be set by you!

Fiesta of Fortune: A Journey Through Spanish Lottery

With a new record-breaking La Primitiva jackpot on the horizon, Spanish lotteries are definitely en vogue. With exceptional lottery games and raffles, we expect Spanish lottery to be in fashion for a long time!
Let the journey begin!
On theLotter, there are five exciting options for Spanish lottery enthusiasts. Whether […] Continue Reading…

National Lottery Commercials Are Like Their Games… Pure Delight!

UK National Lottery is on a roll with their new advertisement campaign, #PleaseNotThem. Don Draper himself would be jealous of how hilarious their latest commercial is. See for yourself!

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7 Lottery Winners Who Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

There are literally thousands of articles about lottery winners who fall from grace, succumbing to hubris and bad life decisions. Perhaps we prefer fairytales gone awry more than one with a long-lasting ‘happily ever after’. However entertaining the stories of destruction can be, let’s feed our humanity just a bit with […] Continue Reading…

Respect Your Elders: La Primitiva Jackpot Is Soaring

It may be 250 years old, but Spain’s La Primitiva has never looked better! One of Europe’s oldest lotteries also currently boasts the continent’s largest jackpot. Play La Primitiva online today and you could win €49.5 million this Thursday!
About La Primitiva
La Primitiva was started in 1763 by the Spanish monarchy […] Continue Reading…

American Lotteries are Sizzling this Summer!

The summer is officially beginning this weekend, 21st June, and the American jackpots are HOT right along with it! If you haven’t yet, get your summer clothes out, prepare your sun block, and get a cool pair of shades, because if you choose your numbers right, you the upcoming […] Continue Reading…