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£40 Million U.K. Lottery Jackpots Still Unclaimed

12 January 2001

UNITED KINGDOM –Jan. 12, 2001 – As reported by Ananova: "More than £40 million of National Lottery prizes remain unclaimed including two massive jackpots.

"The holder of a ticket, worth £3million, has less than two months to claim the cash otherwise the money will go to the good causes fund.

"Another unclaimed ticket worth £1.5million was bought for the draw on December 6 last year.

"…After that the 180-day deadline to make a claim is passed and the money will be paid into the good causes fund along with the interest accrued.

"…Camelot said the total amount of unclaimed prize money passed on to good causes since the National Lottery began more than six years ago now stood at £362.4 million…"

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