A UK Lottery winner has less than a month left to come forward and claim their £1million EuroMillions prize before their time runs out.
The lucky customer has just over three weeks left to stake their claim for the top prize from the January Euromillions draw.
National Lottery chiefs say that no one has come forward to claim the life-changing amount which was won on January 15.
The winning ticket was bought in Sefton, with players being urged to double check their slips as the countdown commences.
The lucky punter scooped a UK Millionaire Maker jackpot, and has until July 14 to get their hands on their winnings.
For each winning ticket there is a six-month deadline to claim the jackpot, with the money being given to a good-causes fund if it is never claimed.
The winning number for the mega payout was MNGF22971.
Lottery players should check their tickets at national-lottery.co.uk or by downloading the National Lottery app.
THE WORLD’S BIGGEST UNCLAIMED LOTTERY PRIZES
- £63.8 million in June 2012, with the ticket sold in the Stevenage or Hitchin area of Hertfordshire.
- $77.1 million from a ticket bought in Georgia, US, in June 2011.
- $68 million bought in New York, US, in 2002.
- $63 million in 2015, with the ticket bought in California, US.
- $51.7 million, bought in Indiana, US, in 2002.
- $46 million in 2003, with the ticket sold in Brooklyn, New York.
- $31 million bought in Queens, New York, in 2006
Playing online via the website or app means tickets are checked, and winners receive an email notification.
Retail tickets can also be scanned on the National Lottery app to check if you have won.
A second lucky Brit has just over a month to claim their prize, which was won on January 29.
The winner, who bought the ticket in Lewisham, has until July 28 to claim their money.
The UK Millionaire Maker jackpot’[s winning number for the huge pot was VSHS38986.
If no-one comes forward with the winning ticket before the prize claim deadline the prize money and interest goes to National Lottery-funded projects.
There are currently nine unclaimed prizes on the National Lottery website – with seven of them million-pound wins.
In January, lottery players were asked to check their tickets as a £20million prize remained unclaimed.
The unwitting punter scooped the jackpot from the special Must Be Won draw on January 9.
Lotto bosses said no one had come forward to claim the life-changing amount.
Players had 180 days from the date of the draw to claim their winnings otherwise they will lose it forever.
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