Player wins £500,000 in Lotto draw

A MYSTERY lottery winner in Northumberland has scooped £500,000.

The lucky winner, who is known only as Ms C, claimed the prize in the Thunderball draw on September 7.

The woman matched all five numbers and the Thunderball to win after buying her ticket online.

A National Lottery spokesman said: “With many people leading busy lives, playing online is becoming increasingly popular as through a few simple clicks, players can make sure that they don’t miss out.”