Thu. Oct 6th, 2022
A BRIT has won £171 million after scooping the EuroMillions jackpot tonight.

That stack of cash will make them wealthier than Coldplay’s Chris Martin, who is worth £132m, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.


The lucky Brit has scooped the massive jackpot in tonight’s EuroMillions draw[/caption]


Chris Martin gained his fortune as the singer with Coldplay[/caption]

Contestants needed five main number plus two Lucky Stars to win the colossal amount of money.

Players can pick their own numbers or opt for a lucky dip, where the numbers are randomly generated.

The main numbers range from 1-50 with the Lucky Star numbers going from 1-12.

Someone picking all five main numbers correctly but only one Lucky Star stands to win just over £130,554.

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Even with no Lucky Stars, if you still draw five main numbers you can win just over £13.5k.

The guaranteed price in the UK Millionaire Maker, which you receive automatic entry into if you buy a EuroMillions ticket, is £1million.

It comes after one lucky winner bagged £195million in July this year, making them richer than Grammy-winner Adele – who is worth around £150m, according to the Sunday Times rich list.

UK ticketholders Joe Thwaite and wife Jess won £184million in the May EuroMillions draw earlier this year.

Despite their astonishing new wealth, one of their first purchases was a second-hand Volvo.

Another life-changing win of £3.6 million was awarded to Helen and Lee Kuchczynski in July 2022.

Helen, 58, said: “We have rented all our married life, and with retirement looming didn’t think that would ever change.

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“Instead of the usual Chinese takeaway in front of the telly to celebrate my birthday, we bought a whopping detached house with all the mod cons – it’s even got electric gates!”

Lee, 52, hasn’t missed a beat either as he’s swapped in an HGV for his dream car, an Audi RS4 Avant.

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