Could it be YOU? £3million lottery ticket bought in Sevenoaks is UNCLAIMED
By kentsussex | Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 12:42
One lucky Lotto winner in the Sevenoaks district has won a prize of £3,094,304 – although they don't know it yet.
National Lottery players are now being urged to check and double-check their tickets in case they have won the life-changing prize.
Lottery operator Camelot has confirmed the ticket was bought somewhere in the Sevenoaks area, although they will not be more specific.
The ticket matched all six numbers in the Lotto draw on February 9.
The numbers on that date were 8, 10, 27, 34, 40, 41 and the bonus ball was 48.
The lucky ticket-holder has until August 8 this year to claim their prize.
If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before that day, all the prise money, plus the interest it has generated, will go to The National Lottery Good Causes – adding to the £29 billion already raised through sales of lottery tickets since The National Lottery launched in November 1994.
A National Lottery spokesman said: "We're desperate to find this mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings – this amazing jackpot prize could really make a huge difference to somebody's life.
"We're urging everyone who bought a ticket in this area to check their old tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding.
"Try checking in the pockets of clothing, in wallets, bags and down the back of the sofa – someone out there could literally be sitting on a fortune! We have the champagne on ice and our fingers crossed that the lucky winner comes forward to claim their win."
Anyone who believes they have the winning ticket for any of the National Lottery draws within the 180-day deadline should call 0845 910 0000.