A LIFE-changing £50,000 Lottery prize remains unclaimed in Rotherham and the mystery winner has just over one week left to come forward.
The missing Lotto ticket is from the unique Team GB-inspired Lotto Medal Draw on August 27, 2016, which was held to thank National Lottery players for the support they have given Team GB through playing the lottery.
The ticket is due to expire next Thursday, February 23, and the winning Lotto Millionaire Raffle code is GREY 1431 4050.
The Lotto Millionaire Raffle guarantees to create two millionaires every week, but the special draw on August 27 saw a total of 27 millionaires created to celebrate the 27 Gold medals won in Rio.
In addition, 23 prizes of £100,000 to equal the silver medal haul and 17 additional prizes of £50,000, of which the Rotherham prize is one, to match the bronze medals won by Team GB were also up for grabs.
Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said: “We’re eager to find Rotherham’s mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings – this amazing prize could really make a huge difference to somebody’s life.
“Team GB’s success in Rio, when their haul was a whopping 67 medals, was outstanding and worthy of celebration with an extra special Lotto draw, now we just need to find Rotherham’s winner to help them celebrate their own win.”
If the prize remains unclaimed, the money, plus all the interest it has generated, will go towards National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.
The National Lottery has invested over £5 billion in grassroots sport to date, including giving £400,000 to Rotherham Community Sports Trust (RCST).
With all National Lottery draws, players have 180 days from the day of the draw to claim their prize.
Anyone who has any queries or believes they have the winning ticket should call the National Lottery Line on 0844 338 7551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.