A mystery EuroMillions player has won a £1 million cash prize after using the app.

The winner, known only as Mr. W from Gloucestershire, has become a millionaire after scooping a huge cash prize in the EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker on Friday, October 6.

The lucky winner also won a further £9.70, after matching five main numbers and two Lucky Star numbers in the same draw.

The Gloucestershire local, who played via the National Lottery app, has become one of over eight million players that win each week on The National Lottery’s range of games. Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said: “What incredible news for Mr. W for winning this fantastic prize. He can now celebrate becoming a millionaire overnight. Huge congratulations!”

Whether you have your own special numbers or prefer to play using a Lucky Dip, national-lottery.co.uk makes playing simple and easy. By setting up an online National Lottery Direct Debit you can guarantee that you never miss out with the added bonus of having no ticket to worry about or numbers to check.

At national-lottery.co.uk, players can buy tickets for all of The National Lottery’s draw-based games including EuroMillions, Lotto, Set For Life and Thunderball. Once they have registered and set up an account, they can also play a range of online Instant Win Games.

For every EuroMillions line played, UK players automatically receive a EuroMillions Millionaire Maker code printed on their ticket creating a millionaire in every draw.

National Lottery players have generated £30 million every week for National Lottery-funded projects. This money helps fund projects across the nation, with over 670,000 grants.