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A EuroMillions lottery draw on Friday night is set to create a world record breaking 100 millionaires in the UK, with an estimated jackpot of £105 million.

Lottery ticket sales are expected to soar to around three million per hour on the day of the draw, and the lottery’s organisers have cautioned players to get in early for their chance to become a millionaire overnight, according to the UK Press Association.

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The winners of the biggest-ever EuroMillions jackpot, Colin and Chris Weir, have pledged to set up a charitable trust “to share the good luck” as they celebrate the first anniversary of their massive £161 million win.

After their windfall, the Scottish couple are now among the richest people in Scotland.

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Workers at a Quaker Oats factory in Iowa claimed the largest lottery prize in the US state’s history on Wednesday – a massive $241 million.

The winners celebrated their win by travelling into town on a chartered bus, smiling for the media and attending a news conference – before requesting to remain anonymous.

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A British lottery ticket holder has scooped a massive £63.8 million share of a EuroMillions jackpot – making them the sixth British EuroMillions winner so far this year.

The UK National Lottery called on players to check their tickets as nobody had yet come forward to claim the prize.

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The winners of a record £161 million EuroMillions jackpot, Colin and Chris Weir, have splashed out on four homes for their friends and made a £750k donation to their local football club.

The three and four-bedroom homes are not far from the couple’s previous house in Largs, ­Ayrshire, Scotland, according to the Daily Record.

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A survey by UK National Lottery operator Camelot has found lottery winners typically spend their money on hot tubs, walk-in wardrobes and pet dogs.

According to the survey, approximately half of all lottery winners move house within three months of a big win.

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A group of US transport workers are celebrating after their office syndicate struck it lucky to the tune of a massive $172 million in last Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot.

48 Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority employees pooled their money together to buy tickets for the Powerball draw.

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A US woman did the unimaginable and matched all the winning numbers on two separate lottery tickets she bought on the same day, winning $1 million on each ticket.

Virginia Fike, 44, of Clarke County, Virginia, purchased two Powerball tickets on April 7, with each ticket winning her $1 million in prize money.

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A retired couple from Red Bud, Illinois have come forward as the winners of a $218 million share of the world record $656 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot.

Merle and Patricia Butler claimed their share of a world record $656 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot on Wednesday, The Telegraph reported.

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The lucky Maryland lottery winners of a record Mega Millions jackpot came forward on Monday to claim their cut of the $656 million prize.

The winners, who chose to remain anonymous, were two public school teachers and an administrative employee, USA Today reported.

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