19/12/2014

£1.8m Winning Lotto Jackpot Claimed

A lottery ticket – with a jackpot of £1.8m – has been claimed.

Camelot, who operates The National Lottery, confirmed that the owner of the winning ticket had come forward to claim their prize.

The ticket was purchased in the Newry and Mourne District, and the total jackpot is £1,796,081. The Lotto draw took place on 29 November 2014.

No further details are available as it is understood the winner has decided not to go public.

A spokesperson for the National Lottery said: "We're delighted that the winner of this amazing prize has now come forward, especially just before Christmas, and we hope that they will enjoy their win. It would have been awful if the ticket-holder had missed out on this substantial and life-changing amount of money."

(JP/MH)

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