Mystery millionaire is from Derbyshire

Euromillion winner is from Derbyshire
Euromillion winner is from Derbyshire

A MYSTERY EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle winner, known only as Mr B from Derbyshire, has banked £1 million without ever touching a ticket. The lucky gent was one of the 25 guaranteed millionaires created by the special EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle draw on Friday 23 December 2011.

Mr B was playing EuroMillions through one of the handy interactive channels - or Play by Text. He has become one of the 4 million plus winners each week on The National Lottery’s range of games.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “Well done to Mr B, he has banked this amazing prize with just a few simple clicks – he didn’t even have to pick up a ticket. If you play interactively, not only do we check your numbers, we also let you know you have won – it couldn’t be easier.”

The special EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle draw was the finale of Millionaires Month. From 25 November to 23 December it created 50 millionaires all here in the UK, culminating in the amazing Christmas draw which saw Mr B become a millionaire. EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle continues to guarantee to create a £1 million winner every Tuesday and Friday - just buy a EuroMillions ticket and you will automatically be entered.

The National Lottery’s interactive channels, including, provide a simple and easy way to play, with no tickets to lose or need to check numbers. With just a few clicks you can have your regular numbers or a Lucky Dip in the draw and you can even set up an online subscription ensuring your numbers are always in it to win it. Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or, like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

At, players can buy tickets for all of The National Lottery’s draw-based games, including Lotto, EuroMillions and Thunderball Once they have registered and set up an account at, they can also play a range of online Instant Win Games. They can also use the Play by Text service on their mobile phone to enter any of The National Lottery’s draw-based games.