Friday’s EuroMillions draw could create the UK’s biggest lottery winner with a jackpot of Â£ 176million.
The top prize would break the current record of Â£ 170million won by an anonymous UK winner in 2019.
They would be pushed into the Sunday Times rich list, becoming the 700th richest person in the UK.
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The winner’s new fortune would surpass that of rock legends Eric Clapton, worth Â£ 175million, and Queen guitarist Roger Taylor, at Â£ 170million.
They wouldn’t be far behind DJ Calvin Harris at Â£ 180million and Robbie Williams at Â£ 185million.
Just over 10% of the jackpot could buy a home among the London jetsets at Sloan Gardens, Belgravia, for Â£ 18.5million.
Or the winner could turn to the elite world of horse racing – the most expensive racehorse sold for Â£ 53.7million in 2000, or just 30.5% of the jackpot.
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If floating real estate is of interest, Â£ 176million would buy a large superyacht to adorn Monaco’s docks this summer.
But he wouldn’t buy the most expensive superyacht – Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich spent Â£ 1.5bn on his yacht Eclipse, while the gold-plated History Supreme sold for 2.8 billion pounds sterling.
According to Camelot, if the Â£ 176million jackpot were split into Â£ 50 bills, it would stretch from London to the Isle of Man.
If stacked, it would be 468 meters high.
Andy Carter of Camelot said, âI have had the pleasure of meeting many players who have won big in the National Lottery and the first piece of advice I always give is don’t rush.
âThere is rarely anything going on, especially right now, so take the time to plan and dream.
“You just won huge sums of money – give yourself some time to get used to it!”
The EuroMillions jackpot is capped when it hits â¬ 210m (Â£ 182m) and Friday’s draw is expected to be near the cap.
If no one wins, the jackpot will remain at 210 million euros for four more draws until it is to be won in the fifth draw, either by matching the five main numbers and two lucky stars or by rolling the full jackpot in the next prize. level, won through five matching numbers and a lucky star.
There is a EuroMillions draw every Tuesday and Friday, which means there are two chances of winning each week.
Players choose five numbers between 1 and 50 plus two lucky stars which are numbers between 1 and 12. There is also a Lucky Dip option where you will receive a sheet of randomly selected numbers.
It costs Â£ 2.50 per entry to play and you can play up to seven lines and buy up to 10 payslips at a time.
To enter the Friday draw, players are requested to purchase their tickets by 7:30 p.m. on Friday, either in-store, at national-lottery.co.uk or by downloading the National Lottery app.