13 Jul '11, 12am

Briton scoops record $317 million in Euro Millions lottery win

PARIS - A BRITON on Tuesday won a record 185 million euros (S$317.4 million) in the Euro Millions lottery, the Francaise des Jeux announced. The previous record holder was also a player from Britain who won 129 million euros in October 2010, the French national lottery said. The Euro Millions lottery, launched in 2004, is now played by nine countries across western Europe: Austria, Belgium, Britain, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. -- AFP

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