French player dashes Brits’ EuroMillions hopes to win biggest ever £184m jackpot

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It's bad news for us Brits, as a French player won the largest EuroMillions jackpot in the lottery's history on Friday night.

A French ticket-holder has won the record-breaking £184 million jackpot, the National Lottery has said.

The win eclipses the UK’s current record prize of £170,221,000, which was won by an anonymous player in a EuroMillions draw on October 8, 2019.

Had a Brit scooped the prize, they would have become richer than Adele, who is worth £130 million according to the latest Sunday Times Rich list.

Once claimed, they would have been richer than Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, worth £125 million, but would still have lagged a bit behind his fellow hitmaker Ed Sheeran, who is worth a reported £220 million.

They would also have taken over first place on the UK's Lottery rich list, knocking the anonymous winner of a huge £172 million jackpot in 2019, into second on the list.

The biggest UK jackpot was a £162m prize won by Chris and Colin Weir in July 2011.

It was reported that Chris and Colin set up the Weir Charitable Trust and made a staggering donation to a community football club in Largs, Scotland.

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Unless the winner of a major National Lottery prize opts to take publicity and signs an agreement to that effect, no further information will be released about their gain.

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