A 'mystery' Hampshire man bags 'life-changing' £1m in National Lottery draw

HAMPSHIRE has a new millionaire after a ‘mystery man’ scooped a top prize in a lottery draw.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 12:51 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 9:27 pm

The Lotto winner – who has not been identified and is known only as Mr R – clinched a life-changing £1m by matching five main numbers and the bonus ball in a Lotto draw last month.

The mystery millionaire bagged his prize by chance after choosing his numbers at random in a lucky dip online.

Now the lucky ticket-holder has set his sights on paying off his mortgage and renovating his home as well as supporting his family and buying a new car.

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Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said: ‘Huge congratulations to Mr R for winning this fantastic prize without even touching a ticket – after a few simple clicks he has become a millionaire.’

On average, the National Lottery raises about £30m each week for communities projects through the sales of tickets.