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No winners of 103m EuroMillions
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3 private 2,000 acre islands in the Grenadines
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No-one has won the EuroMillions lottery jackpot, which had been pushed to an estimated 103m (153m euros) by record ticket sales.

The winning numbers in the draw, played across Europe, were 14, 21, 27, 30, 36. The Lucky Star numbers were 2 and 3.

UK lottery operator Camelot said the prize, which could have resulted in the biggest single lottery payout anywhere in the world, would roll over again.

The chances of winning the top prize had been put at 76 million to one.

The jackpot, which has now rolled over 11 times since August, must be won next Friday, Camelot added.

Next week's top prize is an estimated 120m and if no-one picks the five winning numbers and two Lucky Stars in the draw, it will be shared among the next tier of winners.

Good causes

A spokeswoman for Camelot said: "The UK and Europe have been gripped with EuroMillions fever this week and with the jackpot rolling, this is set to continue.

"Even though no-one scooped the jackpot, in this series of rollovers alone, EuroMillions has raised 35 million for good causes here in the UK."

EuroMillions tickets are sold in the UK, the Irish Republic, France, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Ticket-holders in the draw must match five main numbers from one to 50, plus the two Lucky Star numbers from one to nine to win the jackpot.

HAVE YOUR SAY
I'd buy myself a windmill to live in if I won and I'd work voluntarily as I love my job
Jenny, Herts

The flurry of buyers across Europe for this week's draw increased the estimated jackpot from 100m to 103m.

Camelot said ticket sales had been around 450% up on a normal week.

A spokeswoman said if one UK ticket-holder had won the jackpot, they would have been guaranteed a place in the current Sunday Times Rich List as the 554th richest person in Britain - equal to Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne.

The win would also have catapulted them to the top of the National Lottery rich list.

77m winner

The spokeswoman said about 530 tickets were being sold every second in the run-up to the draw, amounting to almost two million sales.

Previous jackpots won by sole ticket-holders in the US have topped 100m but the actual prize amounts paid out were lower because the winners opted for a lower one-off sum.

The biggest jackpot offered in the UK to date was a 125m EuroMillions prize in February this year, which was won by the holders of two tickets sold in France and one sold in Portugal.

Dolores McNamara, 50, from Garryowen, County Limerick, scooped 77m (112m euros) in July 2005 on EuroMillions, making her the winner of Europe's largest lottery jackpot.


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