Lottery winner misses out on £1million prize after buying ticket in Milton Keynes

A £1million National Lottery winner from Milton Keynes has missed out on their prize after failing to claim it.

Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 6:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:55 am
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The ticket-holder bought their EuroMillions ticket in the Milton Keynes area in time for the February 15 draw.

But the deadline to claim their prize was at midnight on Monday (August 14),leaving them with the grand sum of... Nothing.

The money, plus the interest it earned, has now gone to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.

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