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U.K. Lottery Winner Claims 150 Million-Pound Prize, BBC Reports

August 11, 2012

A winning U.K. ticket holder in yesterday’s EuroMillions lottery has claimed their prize of almost 150 million pounds ($235 million), the BBC reported, citing lottery organizer Camelot.

The U.K. has won seven EuroMillions’ jackpots in 2012 and yesterday’s prize of 148.7 million pounds was the second-largest ever, the BBC reported.

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