Mystery Tyne and Wear player scoops £500,000 on National Lottery phone app

A mystery North East Lottery player has scooped half a million pounds in an instant.
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The winner, known only as Mr. N from Tyne and Wear hit the jackpot playing the ‘Mega Cashword’ Instant Win game from The National Lottery and is looking forward to buying a new car.

He played online on The National Lottery app. Interactive winners have the opportunity to release their name, remain anonymous or like this winner, release some details through partial publicity.

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Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said, “Huge congratulations to Mr. N for winning this fantastic prize.

The winner played on the  National Lottery AppThe winner played on the  National Lottery App
The winner played on the National Lottery App
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"After a few simple clicks he can now look forward to receiving £500,000 and buying a new car!”

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

This year, thanks to National Lottery players, up to £600million is being used by charities and organisations to help those affected by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak across the communities, the arts, heritage and sport.

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This includes up to £300million in funding support from the National Lottery Community Fund which is being used to help groups best placed to support people and communities through the crisis – from helping support food banks to causes that combat loneliness and isolation, support for the elderly and projects that aid health in the community.

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