Britain’s most unlucky woman has lost a £178million Euromillions jackpot – because each of her numbers is just one digit away from the seven winning balls.
Tayla Octave, 19, couldn’t believe it when she checked her lucky dip with the February big draw and found she was close to hitting the top prize – which you only have one in 139,838,160 chance to win.
The Tayla marketing apprentice’s row is 5, 13, 24, 45, 49, with Lucky Stars 6 and 11 and the winning numbers 4, 12, 25, 46, 48, 7 and 12.
She told The Sun: “I was just gutted. It took a long time to win the lottery anyway, but being so close was heartbreaking.
“At first I just saw that I didn’t win anything but then I looked and compared them side-by-side and that’s when I realized that each number I had was just one away from the winning number. win.”
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