The UK National Lottery is drawn twice a week on a Wednesday at 9pm GMT and Saturday at 8.30pm GMT. As of October 2015, players now pick six numbers from 1 to 59, each player is also entered into the new ‘Millionaires Raffle’ that guarantees a £1 million prize in every draw.
the National Lottery was launched in 1994 by the then Prime Minister, John Major and in its 20 years of history, it has created at least 3,600 millionaires, paying out an estimated £53 billion in winnings to date.
It is believed that 70% of the adult population of the UK plays the National Lottery on a regular basis.
If not won, the jackpot prize fund rolls over and grows each time a draw is not won, the maximum number of rollovers is four.
If there are no wins, there is what is known as a ‘quadruple rollover draw’ then the massive price rolls down to the next price level which is five numbers plus the bonus ball, then the next level and so on until there is a winners or winners.
All prizes are paid as a lump sum and are tax-free.
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How it works…
Players pick six numbers between 1 and 59
|PRIZE LEVEL||MATCH – MAIN Number + Bonus Number|
|Prize Level 1 – JACKPOT||6|
|Prize Level 2||5 + 1|
|Prize Level 3||5|
|Prize Level 4||4|
|Prize Level 5||3|