£250,000 Ashfield lottery win is finally claimed

A £250,000 lottery win in the Ashfield area which had previously been unclaimed has now been claimed.

The owner of the winning ticket matched five numbers and the bonus ball in the Lotto draw on Wednesday 21st December. but the lucky winner has only come forward today.

A spokesman for Camelot UK Lotteries Limited, operator of The National Lottery, said: “We’re delighted that the winner of this amazing prize has now come forward and we hope that they will enjoy their win – it’s certainly a great way to start 2012.

“It would have been awful if the ticket-holder had missed out on this substantial and life-enhancing amount of money. We would like to remind all National Lottery players to check their tickets every time they play.”