Stat of the day: £8,500

The amount of interest the mystery winner of Britain's biggest jackpot is losing each day for their unclaimed prize.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
If you bought a lottery ticket for the record-breaking EuroMillions draw on Friday, we'd imagine checking whether you've got the winning ticket for the £113m prize would usually come pretty high up the old to-do list, given that it still hasn't been claimed. So far, though, no one’s stepped forward – meaning he/she/they(/it?) is/are losing out on a pretty hefty amount of interest. So either someone has mysteriously forgotten - or there's some frantic pocket-searching going on somewhere. Let's just hope it wasn't in a pair of trousers that's been through the wash...

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