Unluckiest winner of all time
That was the case for a young couple this week missed the £ 182million Euromillions jackpot – when they realize their winning ticket payment has not gone through.
Rachel Kennedy, 19, and Liam McCrohan, 21, from Hertfordshire were “absolutely heartbroken” when they realized their usual numbers had gone up, but they hadn’t won anything.
The couple, both students, played the winning numbers 6, 12, 22, 29, 33, 6 and 11 for five weeks in a row before the seven digits appeared in Friday’s draw.
Rachel’s account was set up to automatically purchase a Euromillions ticket with her usual numbers but because her account did not have the proper funds, ticket payment did not proceed.
“I called the number thinking I had won £ 182million and they said‘ yes you have the right numbers but you don’t have funds in your account for ticket payment so it didn’t really go through ’,” Rachel said. .
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