THE biggest EuroMillions jackpot is up for grabs tomorrow – and it would make the winner richer than Adele and the Osbournes and bag them a place on The Sunday Times Rich List.
The £175 m – almost 200million euros – is the first time in the game's history such a sum has been offered since the previous cap of 190 m euros was increased in February.
And the staggering sum is even approaching Ed Sheeran’s £200 million net worth.
But a single ticket holder winning the lot will see them richer than Adele and Goth couple Ozzy and Sharon Osborne, both worth £150m, and secure them a place at around 750 on the Sunday Times Rich List.
It would propel them into the realms of the super-rich with enough cash to snap up an Old Master like a Van Gogh or a Renoir and still have plenty of money to burn.
The lucky person could splurge their winnings on the most expensive house on the market in London at the moment.
One the oldest mansions in Mayfair is up for sale for £54.5 million making it the most expensive property to come on the open market in London since lockdown.
The price tag for the Grade II listed 12-bedroom townhouse on Upper Grosvenor Street is more than 32 times higher than the £1.7 million it changed hands for in 2008.
However, the win will look like small change compared to the fortune held by Sir James Dyson, currently the UK’s richest man with £16.2billion.
Tomorrow’s jackpot has been rolled over since the end of October.
For those who don’t scoop the jackpot all five main numbers as well as the two lucky stars, five main numbers and a lucky star will win you more than £130,000.
The next biggest prize of £13,561 is for five numbers and four numbers plus two stars wins £844.70.
Then the cash falls off a cliff with four numbers and one star getting just £77.80.
The biggest UK winners to date are Colin and Chris Weir from Largs in Scotland won an astonishing £161m in 2011 – while just last year, a Brit winner claimed a record £170m.
Officials at Camelot, which runs the National Lottery and EuroMillions, said: “Banking the EuroMillions jackpot propels you into the big league.
“No other lottery game in Europe – and few on the planet – can deliver a cheque for that into your hand, and the UK has had more than its fair share of giant winners over the years.”
Mega winners include Adrian and Gillian Bayford, from Suffolk, who took home more than £148m in 2012.
Last year was a particularly big one for Brit ticket-holders.
In July, £123m was claimed in one go – although Camelot won’t reveal if it was an individual winner or a syndicate.
In the same year, Patrick and Frances Connolly, from Northern Ireland, won the £114.9m EuroMillions jackpot.
Ade Goodchild landed a £71m prize that March, while another anonymous ticket-holder bagged £35.2m a month before that in April.
Neil Trotter, from Coulsdon, South London, won £107.9m in March 2014.
And Dave and Angela Dawes, from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, claimed £101m in October 2011.
But some of those who claimed big lottery wins have since struggled.
Last year, Mr and Mrs Weir were granted a quickie divorce after 38 years of marriage.
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