A lucky lottery player could become the UK's biggest EuroMillions winner if they scoop the £167 million rollover jackpot this week.

With no EuroMillions player matching all five main numbers and two Lucky Star numbers in Tuesday's draw, the jackpot on Friday will be an eye-watering £167 million.

The current record-holders for the biggest ever lottery win are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, who won £161 million in 2011.

Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Suffolk, took home a tidy £148 million in August 2012 but split just over a year later.

Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at The National Lottery, said: "The EuroMillions jackpot rolls on to Friday night when a huge £167 million jackpot is up for grabs.

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"Players are urged to get their tickets early to be in with a chance of banking a life-changing prize."

The odds of matching five numbers and two Lucky Stars is a staggering one in 139,838,160.

The odds of guessing all the winning numbers and Thunderball is one in 8,060,598.

Earlier in September, a lucky winner managed to claim their £1 million prize just hours before the deadline.

In April, a British EuroMillions player managed to scoop a life-changing £38 million prize .

A maths whizz pensioner has revealed how he "cracked the code" of lottery to win £20 million through his lifetime.

Tuesday's National Lottery EuroMillions winning numbers were 22, 37, 43, 44 and 45 while the Lucky Stars were 01 and 12.

Meanwhile, the National Lottery Thunderball winning numbers were: 06, 11, 14, 15 and 30 and the Thunderball was 14.

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