A lucky EuroMillions winner from County Durham has won big on The National Lottery. 

The lottery player, known only as Mr. C, has landed a huge amount of £239,849.70 after The National Lottery confirmed the shock win.

The lucky man matched the five main numbers and one Lucky Star number in the EuroMillions draw on Friday, December 16 and plans to buy a new home with his winnings.

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The lucky County Durham local, who played a Lucky Dip via the National Lottery app, has become one of over eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said, “What incredible news for Mr. C for winning this fantastic prize, he can now look forward to buying his dream home.”