Right here is how Northern Eire ranks in UK for lottery luck (News)


Scotland is once more residence to winners of a life-changing Nationwide Lottery prize however the South East stays the realm with a lot of the video games’ millionaires.

Some 691 Lottery millionaires dwell within the South East, simply forward of the Midlands with 687, in accordance with Camelot statistics on the place winners lived after they made their declare.

The dangerous News for would-be millionaires in Northern Eire is that it’s the area of the UK with the least winners.

The province sits on the backside of the desk with 117 winners of £1 million or extra and 748 of £500,000 or extra.

This little question might have one thing to do with the inhabitants of Northern Eire being a lot smaller than different areas.

(PA Graphics)

The Midlands simply edges out the South East as the house of winners of £50,000 or extra – at 5,705 forward of the South East’s 5,221.

Scotland continues to be residence to the most important lottery win claimed within the UK – £161 million, received in 2011 by Colin and Chris Weir from Largs in North Ayrshire – and to 472 different winners of £1 million or extra.

Colin and Chris Weir celebrating in 2011(Lynne Cameron/PA)

Now it provides Fred and Lesley Higgins, from Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, who’ve scooped a EuroMillions win of £57,975,367 from the draw on July 10.

London is residence to 611 winners of £1 million or extra, adopted by the North West with 595.

Fred and Lesley Higgins have received greater than £57m (Andrew Milligan/PA)

The postcodes the place gamers are almost definitely to win a significant Nationwide Lottery prize, in accordance with statistics most not too long ago up to date in Might final yr, are Cleveland (TS) and Romford (RM), intently adopted by Warrington (WA), Liverpool (L), Newport (NP) and Newcastle (NE).

The postcodes are ranked by the variety of main prizes of £50,000 or extra received per head of grownup inhabitants for the reason that Nationwide Lottery started.

The TS postcode, which incorporates Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, has extra winners per head than anyplace else within the nation.

The statistics, which embrace each publicity and non-publicity winners, reveal the highest 10 postcodes are:

TS – Cleveland
RM – Romford
WA – Warrington
L – Liverpool
NP – Newport
NE – Newcastle Upon Tyne
ME – Medway
SR – Sunderland
WN – Wigan
BR – Bromley


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