Days left to claim £1m Lotto prize
A WOULD-BE millionaire in South Wales has just a week left to claim their fortune as their golden ticket is set to expire.
Someone in the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf area has until August 2 to turn in a £1m ticket as the six-month deadline looms.
The ticket is from the National Lottery’s EuroMillions Mega Week draw, which happened back in February, and also includes a Dip into Paradise prize.
The National Lottery has put out an appeal to find the owner of the ticket, bought in either of the areas, with the UK Millionaire Maker code ZXPR 17675. If the buyer does not hand in the ticket by the August deadline they will lose their prize money forever.
Lottery players in the Valleys are now being urged to look “anywhere and everywhere”.
Andy Carter, National Lottery senior winners’ adviser, said: “This really is the last chance for the winner of this claim their win.
“We’re urging everyone to check their old tickets before it’s too late. Look anywhere and everywhere a missing EuroMillions ticket could be hiding, as this life-changing prize could really help to make dreams become a reality.”
If it gets to August 2 and the prize is still not claimed, the money, plus all of the interest it has gathered, will go to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK, prize to which helps change the lives of individuals and communities.
In the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda area alone more than 2,850 individual National Lottery grants have been awarded to help projects across the arts, sports, heritage, health, education, environment, charity and voluntary sectors.
Players raise, on average, more than £30m for National Lotteryfunded projects every week. If you think you have the winning ticket call the National Lottery Line on 0844 338 7551.