Brit claims jaw-dropping £59 MILLION EuroMillions jackpot in second win for the UK in a month

A BRIT has claimed a huge EuroMillions jackpot of £59million in the second UK win in a month.

The lucky ticket holder came forward to take home the win from April 20 of £59,041,812.70.

The verification process has now kicked off, with no information released yet on who the winner is or where the ticket was bought.

Camelot's Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at the National Lottery, said: "What amazing news for this lucky ticket-holder who has claimed their amazing EuroMillions jackpot prize.

"We will now focus on supporting the ticket-holder through the process and on helping them to start to enjoy their life-changing win."

This is the third EuroMillions jackpot won in the UK already this year.

Earlier this month, one lucky UK ticket-holder scooped an incredible £122,550,350.80 EuroMillions jackpot – to become the fifth biggest National Lottery winner ever.

The payout made them the fifth biggest ever National Lottery winner and putting them squarely on the Times Rich List.

On New Year’s Day a single UK ticket-holder banked an amazing £39million jackpot prize.

Both ticket-holders chose to remain anonymous.  

Among those who did choose to be named are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in Scotland. The couple netted a huge £161,653,000 on July 12, 2011.

Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Haverhill, Suffolk, picked up £148,656,000 after they played the draw on August, 10, 2012.

Jane Park became Britain's youngest lottery winner when she scooped up £1 million in 2013.

The odds of winning any EuroMillions prize are 1 in 13.

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