Hunt on for Scottish 'secret millionaire' who has won EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker and doesn't know it

The National Lottery is hunting for a EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who is a secret millionaire.
The National Lottery is hunting for a EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who is a secret millionaire.
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A Millionaire is living in East Lothian and keeping their big win so secret that even they don’t realise they’ve hit the jackpot.

The National Lottery is hunting for a EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who is a secret millionaire.

The lucky winner from the draw on 21 June 2019 has still to check their ticket and claim their prize, and it was bought somewhere in East Lothian.

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Players are being urged to check and double-check their unique EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker code for the chance to become an instant millionaire.

For every EuroMillions line played, UK players automatically receive a EuroMillions Millionaire Maker code printed on their ticket. The winning code on 21 June 2019 was HJNJ 19252 and the lucky ticket-holder has until 18 December 2019 to claim their prize.

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Anyone not in possession of their ticket, for whatever reason, but who believes they have a genuine claim can still make a claim in writing to Camelot, but it must be within 30 days of the draw.

If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before the prize claim deadline, then the prize money, plus all the interest it has generated, will go to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery said: “We’re desperate to find this mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings, this amazing 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 EuroMillions tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding, so that this prize can turn someone into the newest member of the lottery millionaire club.

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“Try checking in the pockets of clothing, in wallets, bags and down the back of the sofa. We have the champagne on ice and our fingers crossed that the lucky winner comes forward to claim their win.”

With all National Lottery draws, players have 180 days from the day of the draw to claim their prize if they have the winning ticket. Anyone who has any queries or who believes they have the winning ticket for any of the National Lottery draws within the 180-day deadline should call the National Lottery Line on 0333 234 5050 or email help@national-lottery.co.uk.

Anyone concerned about lost or unchecked tickets may like to consider either setting up a National Lottery Direct Debit or playing online at www.national-lottery.co.uk. Numbers can be entered in advance and lucky winners are notified online if their numbers come up.