National Lottery winners mark 15 years of success
AN ESSEX village hosted an exclusive gathering of some of the region s biggest lottery winners yesterday (Wednesday). The event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of The National Lottery was held in Parklands Quendon Hall. Across the National Lottery s ran
AN ESSEX village hosted an exclusive gathering of some of the region's biggest lottery winners yesterday (Wednesday).
The event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of The National Lottery was held in Parklands Quendon Hall.
Across the National Lottery's range of draw-based games and scratchcards, 550 jackpot prizes have been paid out in the East of England, including the creation of more than 240 millionaires or multi-millionaires.
A National Lottery spokesman said: "We're delighted to be bringing together so much good fortune under one roof to celebrate 15 years of the National Lottery.
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"It was great day catching up with winners whose lives have been transformed by their windfall.
"We are keen to let lottery players in the region know just how many people have hit the jackpot over the last 15 years. Fingers crossed that we will create another millionaire in the East of England in the next Lotto draw."
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The region has always been an exceptionally luck area to live including two of the luckiest postcodes in the country - Ilford and Romford.
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THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS - TOP 10s
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Construction work (builders)
Driving (lorries, taxis, buses)
Catering industry (chefs, publicans)
Manufacturing (factory workers)
Customer services and retail
Financial sector (banks, accountancy)
Favourite holiday destinations among lottery winners
Far East (Japan, China, Singapore and Thailand)
Favourite cars among lottery winners
Favourite purchases among lottery winners
Swimming pool/hot tub
Football season ticket
Favourite home features among lottery winners
River/lake in the grounds