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25 win £1m festive lottery prize

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image captionKara Tointon was the face of this year's Euromillions Millionaire Raffle on Christmas Eve

A £1m present has been given to 25 EuroMillions lottery ticket-holders in the UK through a special festive draw.

Every week each £2 EuroMillions ticket is entered into a separate raffle with a guaranteed prize of £1m.

But National Lottery guaranteed to create 25 millionaires in the Christmas Eve EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle.

A world record for the most millionaires from a single draw will be set if more than 18 players match their ticket number and claim a prize.

National Lottery said the winners could start to claim their prizes from the next working day, on 29 December.

A National Lottery spokesman said: "It will be amazing to create 25 millionaires and hopefully smash the world record."

More than 2,500 millionaires have been created by the National Lottery in the past 16 years.

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