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Lotto results LIVE: National Lottery numbers and Thunderball draw tonight, May 8, 2021

THE NATIONAL Lottery results are in and it's time to find out who has won a life-changing amount of money tonight (May 8, 2021).

Could tonight's jackpot of £7.9million see you handing in your notice, jetting off to the Bahamas or driving a new Porsche off a garage forecourt?

You can find out by checking your ticket against tonight's numbers below - Good luck!

Tonight's National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 10, 12, 23, 31, 37, 46 and the Bonus Ball is 15.

Tonight’s National Lottery Thunderball winning numbers are: 02, 13, 24, 36, 38 and the Thunderball is 08.

The first National Lottery draw was held on November 19 1994 when seven winners shared a jackpot of £5,874,778.

The largest amount ever to be won by a single ticket holder was £42million, won in 1996.

Gareth Bull, a 49-year-old builder, won £41million in November, 2020 and ended up knocking down his bungalow to make way for a luxury manor house with a pool.

TOP 5 BIGGEST LOTTERY WINS ACROSS THE WORLD

  1. £1.308 billion (Powerball) on January 13 2016 in the US, for which three winning tickets were sold, remains history’s biggest lottery prize
  2. £1.267 billion (Mega Million) a winner from South Carolina took their time to come forward to claim their prize in March 2019 not long before the April deadline
  3. £633.76 million (Powerball draw) from a winner from Wisconsin
  4. £625.76 million (Powerball)  Mavis L. Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts claimed the jackpot in August 2017
  5. £575.53 million (Powerball)  A lucky pair of winners scooped the jackpot in Iowa and New York in October 2018

Sue Davies, 64, bought a lottery ticket to celebrate ending five months of shielding during the pandemic — and won £500,000.

Sandra Devine, 36, accidentally won £300k - she intended to buy her usual £100 National Lottery Scratchcard, but came home with a much bigger prize.

The biggest jackpot ever to be up for grabs was £66million in January last year, which was won by two lucky ticket holders.

Another winner, Karl managed to bag £11million aged just 23 in 1996.

The odds of winning the lottery are estimated to be about one in 14million - BUT you've got to be in it to win it.

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