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This week’s EuroMillions rollover could make someone Britain’s biggest winner

If there’s a single British winner of this week’s EuroMillions draw, they’ll become the 700th wealthiest person in the UK.

There’s a £176million jackpot up for grabs, which could make someone Britain’s biggest lottery winner ever.

That title is currently held my an anonymous person who scooped £170m in 2019.

If they won the prize outright tonight, the lucky person would be propelled into the Sunday Times Rich List.

Their fortune would put them ahead of rock legend Eric Clapton, who is worth £175m, and Queen guitarist Roger Taylor, who is worth £170m.

With some canny investments, they could soon beat DJ Calvin Harris, who is worth £180m and Robbie Williams, who has £185m.



Stacked up in £50 notes, the pile would be higher than the Eiffel Tower

The most expensive racehorse sold for £53,7m in 2000. The winner could buy three.

Or they could invest in a floating estate – £176m would buy an impressive superyacht.

It wouldn’t buy Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich’s yacht though – he reportedly spent £1.5billion on his, which is called Eclipse.

The gold-plated vessel History Supreme is rumoured to have been sold for £2.8bn.

Camelot says that if the £176m jackpot was withdrawn in £50 notes and laid end-to-end, they’d stretch from London to the Isle of Man. Piled up, it’d be higher than the 324m Eiffel Tower, at 468m high.

Camelot’s Andy Carter said: “I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many players that have won big on the National Lottery and the first piece of advice I always give is not to rush.

“There is rarely anything that needs doing, especially right now, so take some time to plan and dream.

“You’ve just won mega amounts of money – allow yourself some time to get used to that fact!”

If there is another EuroMillions rollover, the prize money will be capped at £182m.

It will stay there for four more draws, but will have to be won by the fifth.

You’d win by either matching all five main numbers and two Lucky Stars, or by rolling the entire jackpot into the next prize tier, won through five matching numbers and one Lucky Star.

You can try your luck with a ticket, which can be purchased up until 7.30pm tonight.

They can be bought in stores, at national-lottery.co.uk or by downloading the National Lottery app.

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