National Lottery joy for lucky Brit who came forward to claim huge £20m jackpot

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A lucky Brit has taken home a staggering £20 million after winning the Nation Lottery's special jackpot.

Camelot UK Lotteries Limited announced on Friday morning that the 'Must Be Won' draw on January 9 had a winner, with a single ticket-holder matching all six main numbers.

The £20,000,000 jackpot prize has now been validated and paid out, they said.

No information about the winner is available unless they choose to come forward.

It's one of two Lotto jackpots already won in January, with a player also banking £2m from the draw on January 13. An additional eight tickets have also won £1M during January by matching five main numbers and the Bonus Ball.

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Camelot's Andy Carter, Senior Winners' Advisor at The National Lottery said, "We're delighted that the winner of this amazing prize has come forward and we will now support them as they start to enjoy their life-changing win.

"In the current situation, we're encouraging everyone to check their tickets online at or by downloading the National Lottery app, and to only buy or check their tickets in retail in line with government guidance.

"Playing online via the website or app means that your ticket is checked, and you get an email notification if you win a prize. You can also scan your retail tickets on the National Lottery app to check if you're a winner."

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