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A EuroMillions winning ticket for last week’s £51.8 million jackpot has been validated and paid out.A lucky punter claimed last Tuesday’s windfall making it the biggest EuroMillions win this year.It. follows payouts of £24.8million and £24.6million in February.
The winning ticket-holder opted to remain anonymous.
A National Lottery spokesperson said: “This lucky ticket-holder is the third UK EuroMillions jackpot winner this year.
"With an extraordinary cheque for £51.8 million in the bank this win will be truly life changing.
“Just like every National Lottery game, Euromillions helps to raise over £34 million every week for good causes.
“This helps fund our athletes competing at Rio, the nation’s arts and heritage and the thousands of projects in local communities across the UK.”