A trio of ticket-holders will share the £26.3million prize pot after matching five of the six main numbers and getting the Bonus Ball.
The must-be-won draw resulted in an eye-watering payout to the trio of ticket holders — who matched five of the six main numbers and the Bonus Ball to split the £26.3m pot.
The winning numbers for Wednesday’s draw were: 45, 25, 03, 11, 05, 27, and the bonus number was 18.
Nobody matched all six main numbers plus the bonus ball, however, three players matched five out of six numbers and the bonus ball, and have won £8,811,619 each.
A total of 195 people have won £379 for matching five out of six balls.
Furthermore, matching four out of six balls won 9,946 players £48, and 168,591 people have won £25 for matching three out of six numbers.
Nobody won the top prize in the Lotto HotPicks game, but one lucky player has won £500,000 by matching five balls and the Thunderball on the Thunderball game.
The winning Thunderball numbers were: 21, 30, 16, 13, 37 and the Thunderball number was 06.
Andy Carter, Senior Winner’s Advisor at the National Lottery said…
“Wednesday’s must be won Lotto jackpot rolled down and was won by three lucky ticket holders
“They matched five main numbers and the Bonus Ball. They have each banked an incredible £8.8 million.
“We are urging all players to check their tickets
“Rest assured, we have plenty of champagne on ice ready to celebrate.”
Meanwhile, a lucky Millionaire Raffle player took home the top £1m prize. And 20 raffle players can claim a £20,000 payout from the game. This draw’s guaranteed £1 million Lotto Millionaire Raffle winning code is: PLUM 9445 7856.