Local Lottery winner scoops £1 million

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A Mystery Lotto winner, known only as Mrs A from East Sussex, has become a millionaire without ever touching a ticket.

The lucky woman was one of 10 Lotto raffle winners that scooped £1 million each in the special Valentines draw on February 14.

Mrs A was playing Lotto through national-lottery.co.uk.

A National Lottery spokesperson said, “Huge congratulations to Mrs A for winning this fantastic prize without even touching a ticket.

“After a few simple clicks she has become a millionaire. With many people leading busy lives playing online is becoming increasingly popular, it means you can make sure your lucky numbers are always in the draw and your ticket is always checked.”

On February 13, the Herald reported that someone in Eastbourne had failed to collect a £124,000 National Lottery win. The ticket had been bought in the town, but no-one has yet claimed the prize